This popular program allows residents who income qualify to select free, fresh produce for their households. Built on a “Donate Don’t Dump” Foodlink program and locally administered by Great Northern Services, Tailgate Produce Party events bring a semi-truck full of fresh produce for free distribution to multiple Siskiyou County locations every month from May through October. This program brought over 117,000 lbs. of fresh fruit and vegetables to Siskiyou County residents this year. The 2018 season has concluded; the program will return in 2019, most likely starting in May but dependent on the growing season and produce availability.
To learn more about how you can volunteer or help to support the Tailgate Produce Program, contact Heather Solus at 530-938-4115 ext 128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tailgate Produce Party Series
“That was so much fun and so wonderful, I just can’t tell you. I had no idea what to expect. I just couldn’t believe the beautiful produce. ”
— Jeanne, Tailgate Produce Party attendee
Tailgate Produce Party Series
“Tell the people who donated ‘thank you.’ It helps a lot. My parents are on SSI and we have a household of 8—this really helps.”
— Manulani, Tailgate Produce Party attendee
Tailgate Produce Party
We’ve come to the Tailgate Produce Party events for all three years. We have limited income—you worry about buying the meat or the other things. With this program, you can make a complete meal.
—Sharon, Tailgate Produce Party attendee
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
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