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Editorial: Garden project has great potential to help

Posted by on 16 Jun 2009 | Tagged as: Farm News, Volunteering

From the Herald-Times Editorial Board

http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2009/06/16/digitalcity.qp-4083203.sto

The community effort to make sure everyone has enough to eat has received another boost with the announcement that Stranger’s Hill farm will set aside some acreage for volunteers and staff members from the Hoosier Hills Food Bank to grow food.
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Farm sets aside field for food bank

Posted by on 14 Jun 2009 | Tagged as: Farm News, Volunteering

From the Bloomington Herald-Times, By Dann Denny, June 14, 2009

http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2009/06/14/news.qp-3407739.sto

Tons of organically grown produce could be coming to the area’s food banks and community kitchens this summer, thanks to a garden project collaboration between Hoosier Hills Food Bank and Stranger’s Hill Organics.
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Stranger’s Hill Organics and Hoosier Hills Food Bank announce innovative collaboration, establishing a “Food Bank Field” at the SHO Farm

Posted by on 01 Jun 2009 | Tagged as: Farm News, Volunteering

Strangers Hill Organics
7480 N Howard Rd, Bloomington, IN 47404 www.strangershillorganics.com

Hoosier Hills Food Bank, Inc.
PO Box 697, Bloomington, Indiana 47402 (812) 334-8374 www.hhfoodbank.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 1, 2009
Contacts:
Strangers Hill Organics — Rick Dietz rick@strangershillorganics.com 812-331-1802
Hoosier Hills Food Bank — Jessica Williams, 334-8374; Julio Alonso, 334-8374

Stranger’s Hill Organics and Hoosier Hills Food Bank announce innovative collaboration, establishing a “Food Bank Field” at the SHO Farm.

In a continuing effort to increase the amount and quality of food provided to area food pantries and soup kitchens, Hoosier Hills Food Bank and Stranger’s Hill Organics are is launching a garden project collaboration. This innovative partnership was proposed by Stranger’s Hill, as a part of their mission — aside from growing great local organic food — is local organic education and giving back to the community that they feel sustains their endeavors. The idea was quickly embraced by the food bank.
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