Master Gardeners Support Local Food Pantries

15.8 million American households are food insecure, meaning that they don’t have reliable access to nutritious and affordable food.

Land-grant university programs like the Iowa State University Master Gardeners are doing their part to take on this serious problem by donating fresh produce to local food pantries. Heading into harvest season, the ISU Master Gardeners set a goal of donating 1,500 pounds of vegetables, which will provide roughly 30,000 individual portions!

Read more at the ISU Master Gardener website and on Radio Iowa!

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