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By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

Spencers provide produce for food pantries


January 10, 2019

Guy Spencer

--Photo provided by the Runner Bean Ranch

Guy Spencer is leaning against a wall in the earth-bermed, concrete wall implement shop near where they will add the 'cool bot'.

Beverly and Guy Spencer, mother and son who are owners of the Runner Bean Ranch outside Palouse, are building a large 'cool-bot', a cold storage unit to store food for local pantries.

The Spencers already provide fresh produce for most of the food pantries in Whitman County.

Their vision for 2019 is to build a large storage space to keep produce for the local food pantries fresher, longer and to be able to have even more produce delivered to the pantries.

"The cool-bot will help us keep produce fresher longer between delivery dates," said Beverly.

Guy is a former carpenter and will be build...

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