Fruit for families in need

Dear Editor:
For as long as I have lived in Southwest Colorado, I have noticed vast amounts of food waste in the form of unused fruit trees. Every summer and every autumn, while taking a drive between Pagosa or Durango or Ignacio, it isn’t difficult to spot perfectly good apples, plums, or peaches rotting on the ground.

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This story was posted on July 11, 2019.