Hundreds of Salt Lake families receive special gift from local farmers, ranchers

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Hundreds of families in the Salt Lake Valley received a special gift Monday, from farmers and ranchers all across Utah.

As soon as word spread, cars began to line up at the Utah State Fair Park.

“I just went and ran in the van, and took off,” Irene Middleton said, of when she found out. “I’m still in my PJs!”

She heard about tons of local meat and produce, being offered up to anyone who needs it– for free.

The “Miracle Project” is a donation program run by Farmers Feeding Utah, a nonprofit started by the Utah Farm Bureau. The group raises money to purchase goods from local farmers, and then donates everything to families in need.

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