Donor-Based Bhumi Farms Is Giving Organic Produce Away to New Yorkers
Frank Trentacoste, who went from finance to farming, sees his organic farm as a conduit for the exchange of wealth
By Andy Wang • 04/24/17 6:30am
Frank Trentacoste at the Bhumi farm stand in East Hampton. Photo credit: Peter Trentacoste
It starts with a seed.
No single person is going to fix the world’s food-supply and food-inequality issues, but Hamptons farmer Frank Trentacoste understands that it’s important to get your hands dirty and do what you can.
So Trentacoste’s Bhumi Farms in Amagansett has announced that it’s becoming a completely donor-based, not-for-profit enterprise. It will give away nearly all of its organic produce, thousands of pounds each year, to organizations that are dedicated to fighting hunger. Trentacoste will start by providing food to New York Common Pantry and The Bronx’s POTS.
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