un·​har·​vested | \ ˌən-ˈhär-və-stəd How to pronounce unharvested (audio) \

Definition of unharvested

: not harvested an unharvested crop unharvested fields

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Specifically, at Feeding America-network food banks—of which there are over 200 across the U.S.—there are other ways to get involved, Jelinski says, from teaching healthy cooking classes to gathering unharvested crops from regional farms. 4. Jillian Kramer, Redbook, "5 Ways You Can Help Your Community's Kids Eat This Summer," 19 July 2019 The result is that there are a lot of unharvested photons left to rattle around the leaf, damaging the leaf’s essential apparatus. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Why do some garden leaves turn green, white and yellow? Foliage decoded," 14 June 2019 Since the fires, the Wine RayZyn Company has salvaged unharvested wine grapes and grapes unusable for wine but perfect for their raisins and packages them as Rescue RayZyns (2 packs, 4.5 ounces each, for $13.99). Ann Trieger Kurland, BostonGlobe.com, "Yummy Wine RayZyns make the most of a bad situation," 18 June 2018 From restaurants’ unsold goods to food that goes unharvested from farms, there’s a lot to go around. Aubrey Nagle, Philly.com, "Foreign-born adoptees deported, Strawberry Mansion questions high school plans | Morning Newsletter," 4 June 2018 In recent years, a chronic labor shortage has caused 10 percent of the crop to go unharvested. Sam Wood, Philly.com, "Chester Co.'s powerhouse mushroom farms have a new vision to expand: growing veggies indoors," 22 Jan. 2018 Another 300 acres of unharvested corn and other vegetables were also ruined by floodwaters. Keri Blakinger, San Antonio Express-News, "Harvey expenses continue to rise for Texas prison system," 25 Dec. 2017 On Monday, volunteers and farm members will be collecting unharvested colorful leaves of Lacinato kale, Redbor kale, Bright Lights Swiss chard and purple cabbage at the Alma Backyard Farms at a local church and school location in Compton. Noelle Carter, latimes.com, "Can urban farming combat food waste? Chatting with the founders of Alma Backyard Farms," 26 Apr. 2017 Unsold wine was distilled into industrial alcohol, and whole vineyards went unharvested as some farmers cut their losses by letting the fruit rot rather than turn it into wine. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "New Beaujolais, but Not Nouveau," 6 Apr. 2017

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1874, in the meaning defined above

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