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Grower-Shipper Association Foundation

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General Agency Information
Name: Grower-Shipper Association Foundation
Alternate Name(s): GSAF
Address: 512 Pajaro St.
Salinas,  CA  93901
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-422-9007
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8-4
Description: The Grower Shipper Association Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides education and information on the agriculture industry as well as offering innovative programs to our community.

We believe better decisions and policies will come from a public and community leadership that is better informed as to issues faced by the ag industry combined with an understanding as to how the industry really works.

We share a deep commitment to our communities and want to give back to all who have been so supportive of our industry. We offer scholarships and leadership programs was well as on-going philanthropic activities to benefit our community.
Mission: The Grower-Shipper Association Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and educate about the health, social and cultural benefits of agriculture to the community and society as a whole.
Programs: Greater Vision:
A annual education event of public forums featuring speakers and panel discussions from community members, academic researchers, elected officials, public agencies, and agricultural representatives.

More Produce in Schools:
A proactive program focused on providing healthy produce to our schools by working with local food service directors.

Ag Against Hunger:
A community-based program that organizes and partners with local growers and shippers to bring the community together, and further Ag Education and Childhood Nutrition by gleaning surplus fruits and vegetables and distributing them to our food banks locally in the Tri County area of the Central Coast.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Not Applicable
Public Transportation: Varies
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: None
Areas Served: Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Salinas
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Lisa Dobbins
Executive Director
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Community Supported Agriculture
Food Banks
Food Distribution
Health Education
Healthy Eating Programs
Hunger/Food Issues
This agency was last updated on November 5, 2019.