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Ironwood distributes produce to families


May 28, 2020

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

Ben Schmandt directs cars on Pabst Street at the Luther L. Wright K-12 School as families collect 25-pound boxes of fresh produce Wednesday during Ironwood's first distribution event. The district will be holding produce distribution days on Wednesdays throughout the month of June.


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IRONWOOD - The rain did nothing to deter volunteers from distributing 25-pound boxes of fresh produce to families at the Luther L. Wright K-12 School Wednesday.

The district will continue to distribute produce boxes on Wednesdays through the end of June, according to Food Service Director Mary Hampston Kusz.

The district received the delivery of 280 boxes of produce through U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farms to Families program to hand out Wednesday.

Hampston Kusz said families don't need to sign up ahead of time to receive boxes of produce...

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