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Edmonds' Nancy Leson is a community hub in baking team

Edmonds Food Bank will get deliveries beginning May 3


Last updated 4/20/2021 at 1:22pm

Brian Soergel

Nancy Leson's Edmonds home is a hub for the Community Loaves bread program. "I had no idea how much a big part of my life Community Loaves would become."

On a bright and windy Sunday recently, cars, bicycles, and foot traffic converged on Nancy Leson's home – a steady procession of Edmonds neighbors bearing nutritious, delicious, homemade loaves of bread.

Leson would later pack the goods into her car and deliver them to Hopelink, a Kirkland-based social services agency with five food pantries in King and Snohomish counties, including one in Shoreline.

This particular day was Donation Sunday, one of two Sundays of the month of a coordinated effort of home-based volunteer bakers throughout Puget Sound. They're all part of Community Loaves, w...

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