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  • SNAP-Ed Spearheads Community Gardens in Page County, Virginia

    Jul 26, 2023

    Virginia SNAP-Ed, as part of Virginia Cooperative Extension, played a central role in establishing 3 community gardens in central Virginia. The gardens came to life through the efforts of a coalition with the Page Alliance for Community Action (PACA).

  • Food to Grow: Growing a Healthy Future in Hawaii

    Apr 18, 2023

    More and more people in Hawaii are growing food at home! The University of Hawaii (UH) SNAP-Ed’s Food to Grow (FTG) program is helping. We partner with community agencies to distribute vegetable seedlings, growing instructions, and other resources to community members.

  • Kentucky SNAP-Ed Helps with Shepherd’s Shelter Victory Garden

    Oct 07, 2022

    When the pandemic hit in 2020 the Governor challenged the Kentucky Extension and Nutrition Education Program to help promote Victory Gardens in Kentucky. Victory Gardens were started during the World Wars to help decrease the effect of food rations and increase fresh food supply.

  • The Great Potato Harvest 2021

    Feb 23, 2022

    Baked, boil, mashed, grilled, roasted…oh, there are so many ways to enjoy potatoes! In the fall of 2021, freshly dug potatoes at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) were harvested and sent to food pantries across the state.

  • Creating A More Accessible Community Health Hub

    Feb 23, 2022

    Shreveport residents with disabilities now have greater access to fresh produce, preventive healthcare, physical activity, and community involvement. This is thanks to accessibility improvements made at a local community health hub. All residents can now learn how to make healthful lifestyle choices while receiving free health screenings and building meaningful connections with their neighbors.

  • Adapting Garden Leadership Trainings to a Virtual Setting

    Feb 15, 2022

    Community Gardens serve as a tool to improve food insecurity and provide nutrition education. They also strengthen community relationships! These communal spaces have been especially important during the COVID pandemic. They allow an opportunity for connection and provide an activity that can be meditative and restorative.