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McFarling Foods Sponsors Community Garden at MLT Outreach

Food Drop Friday on Friday, June 26, 2020

McFarling Foods has announced a new partnership with MLT OUTREACH in Indianapolis, which includes sponsorship of a Community Garden on Indy’s East Side.   The garden will be located at MLT OUTREACH headquarters, 3616 N. Sherman Drive, and will provide fresh produce, available to the public, twice monthly, free of charge.

According to Lashauna Triplett, School Director and Lead Female Mentor at MLT OUTREACH, the Community Garden will also provide employment, business training and educational credit for neighborhood youth.

“Thanks to McFarling Foods sponsorship, we are able to build this garden and have a huge positive impact on our neighborhood”, says Ms. Triplett, who, along with her husband, Fletcher Triplett, is represented in the full name of the organization, Mackida, Loveal and Trip Mentoring Outreach Center.

Construction has already begun, and the garden is expected to be fully operational by August of this Summer. More information about this organization is available by contacting:

Mackida Loveal & Trip Mentoring Outreach Center
3616 North Sherman Drive
317-480-6825
info@mloutreach.org
mltoutreach.org

Other recent highlights from McFarling Foods ongoing outreach to the local community:

  • Introduction of the next phase (Option Period 1) of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program, which includes distribution of hundreds of thousands of family food boxes to local food pantries and programs.
  • Development of several new partnerships with food pantries in Central Indiana, including Ovid Community Church and Operation Love, both in Anderson, IN.
  • Launch of Spanish language website specifically for serving Indy’s Hispanic community (mcfarling.com/la-bienvenida/)

McFarling Foods, locally owned and operated since 1948, is a full-service broadline food distributor located in Indianapolis serving Central Indiana restaurants and community organizations. McFarling Foods offers their clients the freshest ingredients necessary to remain and become successful in the food service industry.

For more info visit: mcfarlingfoods.com

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