Penobscot Times publishes release on Maine Harvest for Hunger 2018

The Penobscot Times published a University of Maine news release about UMaine Cooperative Extension’s 2018 Harvest for Hunger accomplishments. In 2018, volunteers in the program donated 231,752 pounds of produce directly to neighbors in need and to 187 sites including food pantries, soup kitchens and low-income senior centers, the article states. More than 500 people collectively volunteered 2,664 hours to grow, glean or transport donated food to distribution sites, and Maine Harvest for Hunger also has focused on educational programs in the past year, according to the article.