Daily Bulldog reports on UMaine Extension Garden Angel program
Daily Bulldog published an article on the Garden Angel program offered through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension to low-income households and senior citizens. The program, which was developed in 2012, aims to provide sustainable food for those who may be in need while also teaching participants how to cultivate, grow and harvest fresh vegetables from their own backyards, according to the article. Initially the program focused on helping senior citizens access garden space by raising the containers up to a comfortable height. It has since evolved to include people of all ages and to encourage participants to leave the program for more independent gardening if able, the article states.