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How can you get your farm involved?
- Growing an extra row of vegetables or fruit to donate
- Donating surplus vegetables and fruit
- Donating extra seedlings to community projects that serve low income individuals and families
- Supporting gleaning activities either in the field or at a farmer’s market
What foods are needed?
- Produce with good storage life are best, these include: beets, cabbage, winter squash, carrots, and turnips.
- Produce that last about four days, these include: cucumbers, tomatoes, summer squash, lettuce, spinach, and broccoli.
What are the benefits?
- Receive a tax deduction for your donations.
- We’d love to highlight your farm through our social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter! To do this email information and/or photos of your farm’s participation to Becky Gray at email@example.com. Or when you post to your farm’s social media accounts about participating tag UMaine Extension Cumberland County in the post so we will see it and can share it.
How to Donate:
Have further questions?
- If you would like to schedule a gleaning or have any questions about ways your farm can participate in Maine Harvest for Hunger, please contact us at 207.781.6099 or firstname.lastname@example.org