The DeKalb County Community Gardens will be opening the Genoa Food Hub in the Downtown in July!
“The 2,000-square-foot Hub, a single-floor building, was once home to the Genoa post office in the 1960s, Kenney said. The food hub will have a food pantry, commercial kitchen for organizations to use and public meeting space, plus refrigerators and freezers for pantry-shoppers to get perishables such as eggs, milk and frozen meat – commodities that most food pantries can’t offer, Edwards said.”
“In addition to an expanded pantry, the food hub will have tables and counters in its commercial kitchen designed for cooking demonstrations, classes and other projects for visitors to learn about cooking, canning and preserving. Kenney said there will be a section of the hub designed for local merchants to sell their goods, such as homemade jams and locally grown produce.”
“I’d be remiss if I didn’t say how proud I am to have this facility in Genoa. “We are often overshadowed by larger communities, but there’s so much good work going on in town.”
-Mayor Mark Vicary
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