The Maine Harvest for Hunger project is an outreach program of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The purpose of the Maine Harvest for Hunger is to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to needy individuals and families in Maine.
Most Wanted: Fruit of all types, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, winter squash, onions, and potatoes.
Why Maine Harvest for Hunger is so Important: 14.9% of Maine households, representing approximately 200,000 individuals, are “food insecure”. Maine ranks 18th in the nation and 1st in New England in terms of food insecurity. 24%, or nearly 1 in every 4 children, are food insecure.
Master Gardeners and all types of farmers all over Maine are invited to participate.
Participating in Maine Harvest for Hunger 2014 is as easy as clicking on the links below:
Some great videos about Maine Harvest for Hunger:
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