Food Pantry Friday

Welcome to Food Pantry Friday – Every day established food pantries and hunger-relief agencies in cities and towns across the U.S. register for free on AmpleHarvest.org.  Food Pantry Friday is our way of welcoming those newly registered pantries who are eager to accept and distribute fresh produce […]

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Backyard Chickens and Chicks – AmpleHarvest.org

Backyard Chickens and Chicks Let me be the first to say that I’m no expert.  My approach to keeping backyard chickens is much like my my approach to gardening: do your research and then just jump in and learn as you go!  With both gardening and chicken […]

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“Underachiever” who invented electronic newsletter becomes nonprofit visionary

Keynote speaker, once an “underachiever”, now a nonprofit visionary When I was a kid, I didn’t like going to school.  Too much energy and too little opportunity to burn it off.  Although I loved science and history, I did pretty poorly in most other subjects.  Indeed I […]

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Aloha from Hawaii During National Nutrition Month

Aloha!  I just returned from a trip to Hawaii where I attended a college friend’s wedding. Since March is National Nutrition Month, it seemed fitting to write a blog post about Hawaii because I associate it with nutrition.  This may not be an inherently obvious association, but […]

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Food Pantry Friday – AmpleHarvest.org

Welcome to Food Pantry Friday – Every day established food pantries and hunger-relief agencies in cities and towns across the U.S. register for FREE on www.AmpleHarvest.org. Food Pantry Friday is our way of welcoming those newly registered pantries who are eager to accept and distribute fresh produce […]

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The Farm Bill: Recent & Impending Cuts to Increase Hunger

The Farm Bill: Recent & Impending Cuts to Increase Hunger. By Jennifer Gilmore After a three-year impasse, Congress passed the new farm bill in February of this year. Reauthorized every five years, the farm bill is the single largest source of federal funding for hunger-relief programs like […]

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Starting Plants from Seed

Starting Plants from Seed – By Joe Lamp’l (originally posted at www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com) Starting flowers and vegetables from seed is a great activity, especially when  you just can’t wait any longer to get your hands dirty before spring. It’s an inexpensive project, lots of fun for the whole […]

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Food Pantry Friday- AmpleHarvest.org

It’s Food Pantry Friday—the day we focus on and celebrate all of the food pantries across the US that are feeding the hungry and filling the gaps in our broken food system.  Everyday new pantries are registering on AmpleHarvest.org so that they can become visible to gardeners who […]

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Alternative Spring Break- AmpleHarvest.org

Alternative Spring Break and AmpleHarvest.org I have spent a majority of my life in school and my hubby is a teacher, so I can’t really remember a time when Spring Break wasn’t a part of our lives.  In fact, when I even think about it, I kind […]

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Food Pantry Friday- AmpleHarvest.org

We’re back at it for another round of #FoodPantry Friday – this is our way of letting you know thecities and towns of food pantries that have recently joined our growing list of registered pantries on AmpleHarvest.org. As of today, 6,614 food pantries across the U.S. have […]

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