Plant a Row for the Hungry - University of DelawarePresentation Transcript
Planting a Row “Putting Knowledge to Work With the People of Delaware” Plant a RowIt doesn ’ t take a lot tomake a real contribution and For Information on For the Hungrythe time to plan is now! A Plant-A-Rowtypical packet of snap bean Contact:seeds produces about 20pounds of fresh, tasty Delaware Cooperative Extensionproduce. A packet of carrot New Castle Countyseeds produces about 100 461 Wyoming Road, Rm. 131pounds. The average large, Newark, DE 19716solid tomato weighs about a 302/831-2506pound. Kent County 69 Transportation Circle Dover, DE 19901 302/730-4000 (UD) 302/857-6426 (DSU) Sussex County Delaware Farmers/Gardeners 16483 County Seat Highway Georgetown, DE 19947 302/856-7303 Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Delaware, that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin.
PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE—One pound at a time...One row at a time.What Is Plant-A-Row For The Produce Farmers and Gardeners Imagine What You Can DoHungry (PAR)? You Can Make a Difference! Plant-A-Row for the You can: A large planting or bumper Hungry (PAR) is a people- Plant extra. crop will mean a great deal to helping-people program. your local soup kitchen, Deliver the harvest to a food This innovative public shelter or food pantry. collection site. service campaign encourages Even one additional row of Give a brochure to someone farmers and gardeners to vegetables can make a you know. grow a little extra and donate difference in your community. the produce to local soup Help the Food Bank. kitchens and food banks that Flowers to help brighten the serve the homeless and shelter meals. hungry. Herbs add both flavor and PAR ’ s mission is to nutrients to food. provide an avenue through If you have no garden space which the more than or green thumb there are 70 million farmers and other ways to help, such as gardeners in this country can harvest, weighing and help the 31 million men, delivering produce, and women and children who go providing storage space for to bed hungry daily. New Castle: 302-292-1305 Kent/Sussex: 302-424-3301 vegetables. http://www.fbd.org/donatefood.html