Posts Tagged ‘Harvest for Hunger’

Column Cites UMaine Extension’s Harvest for Hunger

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In May, the “Grow It in Maine” column by Carol Howe in Downeast Coastal Press focused on the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Harvest for Hunger program and its benefits to the state.

Cooperative Extension Program Cited in Press Herald Column

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Maine Harvest for Hunger program was mentioned in a recent “Food and Dining Dispatches” column for the Portland Press Herald. The program is seeking gardeners willing to plant an extra row of produce this year to donate to local soup kitchens and food pantries.

Harvest for Hunger Program Featured in Press Herald

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

In a story about employee-managed corporate gardens, the Portland Press Herald featured University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Harvest for Hunger program and UMaine Extension educator Barbara Murphy, who helps run the program. Murphy said hunger in Maine is usually represented by poor nutrition resulting from people not having the money to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, which is the niche Harvest for Hunger is trying to fill. The story also included a UMaine-produced video about the IDEXX Laboratories’ gardens.