Couple Donates Wedding Leftovers to Leket Israel

“As the first act of chessed (charity) that we perform together as a married couple, Ronit and I would love nothing more than to donate our excess food to Leket Israel for distribution to our Israeli brothers and sisters in need.” Ronit and Binny are just one of the many couples who participate in Leket […]

Milwaukee Jewish Day School Eighth Graders Pick Kohlrabi for 350 Needy Families

“Humbling is the word eighth-grader Taliah Lansing used to best describe a recent volunteer experience. “It was amazing to know I was going to help feed a family who may not have fresh vegetables otherwise,” said Taliah, who was one in a group of Milwaukee Jewish Day School students who spent time volunteering at Leket […]

Recipes for the Carrot Surplus

After a bountiful harvest, Israeli markets are currently full of delicious, nutritious carrots. Food bloggers, Orly Cohen and Limor Laniado Tiroche shared their carrot recipes to help us use this abundance and reduce commerical and agricultural food waste. Carrot, Date & Nut Cake Limor Laniado Tiroche – Local Kitchen A moist, fluffy and delicious carrot […]

Superfoods- The Peak of Health

Moran Kilzi, certified nutritionist, Nutrition Coordinator at Leket Israel It’s time to shatter the myth that “superfoods” are something expensive, hard to find and only eaten by health nuts. Superfoods are found in every supermarket and are probably already in your refrigerator right now. What are superfoods? Superfoods are highly nutritious and healthy foods that […]

PHOTOS: NYC ‘Paint for Leket’ Fundraiser Raises $11,000

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This past Sunday, April 30, over 100 young professionals from the New York area participated in Paint for Leket, a fundraiser for Leket Israel. The event raised over $11,000, enabling the rescue and redistribution of thousands of pounds of hot meals and fresh produce for those in need throughout Israel. Dr. Nicole Schreiber Agus, American […]

Get to know the Agro-360 Farm

We are excited to present the Agro 360 Farm which has recently begun to donate all of its excess produce to those in need. Located between Kibbutz Karmia and Kibbutz Zikim, they grow 14 different varieties of lettuce and cabbage in 120 dunams of greenhouses and have an on-site packing house from which they sort, […]