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It’s winter but you don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables

root vegetables

Guest post by registered dietitian Dave Seddon, MBA RD LD. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association. Winter may be upon us but we don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables—even in climates where you might think it just can’t be done. That’s according to Eliot Coleman, farmer […]

Veggies for All: Fresh produce for the local food pantry

Veggies for All intern in the garden

On the third Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 am cars line up at the drive-through window of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry in Unity, Maine. In that hour and a half, the pantry is able to provide food to about 275 families or nearly 700 people throughout its community. Each family that […]