Share Tastes of Summer with Maine Harvest for Hunger Program

Machias, Maine — Share the taste of sweet corn-on-the-cob, crisp green beans and juicy melon by participating in the Maine Harvest for Hunger Program, sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

Participants receive free seeds to plant and when the fruits and vegetables ripen, they donate the produce to local food pantries and neighbors in need. For more information and to register, visit, stop by the office at 28 Center St., Machias, call 207.255.3345 or email

About University of Maine Cooperative Extension:  As a trusted resource for almost 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.