Johnson County Community College

Donate to the Food Pantry

Throughout Harvest Days we will be collecting items of specific need for the JCCC Food Pantry. Please bring a requested food item to any of the events below and help promote access to nutritious foods for all within the campus and Johnson County communities. 

Friday

9/20

Campus Farm Workday

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Meet in the lobby of the Horticulture Center

Join other JCCC students, faculty and staff to help with the fall harvest happening right here on campus! We’ll be harvesting produce especially for the Farm Lunch on Tuesday, September 24! Lunch will be provided at 1 p.m. for those who send an RSVP to sustainability@jccc.edu.

Monday

9/23

Harvest Party on COM Plaza! 

(raindate: Wednesday 9/25)

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | COM Plaza

Activities include touring the Campus Farm, bike-blending smoothies, solar-roasting S’mores, a mini farmers market and more! Students from the Culinary Knowledge Bowl will also be selling snacks made from Campus Farm produce! Come on down!!

Tuesday

9/24 

Campus Farm Lunch

12 p.m.-2 p.m. | COM 1.5 North Dining Room

Enjoy a local foods lunch highlighting fresh late summer produce from the JCCC Campus Farm. The buffet will be open for two hours; diners are welcome anytime between Noon and 2 p.m. The cost is $5 for everyone; no pre-purchase required. Produce for the lunch will be harvested at the Farm Workday on Friday, September 20.

Thursday

9/26

Cooking Seasonally and Sustainably

11 a.m.-12 p.m. | GEB 233

It's a live cooking show with chef Aaron Prater! Learn how to prepare a seasonal, sustainable and healthy dish using produce grown right here on our own Campus Farm! And you'll get to taste it too! RSVPs are appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome! Please email sustainability@jccc.edu to let us know you're coming.

Friday

9/27

Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Hospitality and Culinary Academy

JCCC is teaming up with Stop Hunger Now (SHN) to package a goal of 20,000 highly nutritious meals, which SHN will send to their international distribution partners. You can help us by volunteering to join in the fun or even donating a few bucks to our meal packaging fundraiser.

Find out more about JCCC’s campaign against hunger and how you can help both locally and abroad!