1. Community Garden Tour - Master Gardener Program in Action


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    Lincoln County office of OSU Extension Service receives more than 5,000 requests for home gardening information annually. To provide information and answer residents’ questions, Extension enlists the assistance of Master Gardener volunteers. Begun in 1982, the Master Gardener program teaches and trains volunteers to answer questions in person, by phone or by email. Many new residents to Lincoln County experienced and inexperienced gardeners are interested in receiving local gardening advice. The Master Gardener program is designed for volunteers to help home gardeners in diagnosing plant and insect related problems, soil preparation, plant maintenance and propagation, correct pruning methods, identifying plants, and selecting appropriate plant materials for coastal gardening. Volunteers do not need to know all the answers, but where to find them! The program teaches volunteers how to answer questions using sources of gardening information available through state and local publications, education programs and workshops, research conducted at Oregon State University, and the Extension Service. It provides Master Gardeners with tools to become better gardeners, an awareness of sustainable gardening practices, an opportunity to give service to others, and to become part of a network of fellow, like minded gardeners. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lincoln/master_gardeners#what%20is%20MG%20program Lincoln County Extension Office at 541-574-6534, or toll free at 1-888-350-2125 to receive an application by mail. Return it to the LIncoln County Extension Office, 29 SE 2nd St., Newport, OR 97365. Video production by Lincoln County Public Information Officer Casey Miller - http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/board/casey_miller.html

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    • Lincoln County Food Share


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      For 25 years, Food Share of Lincoln County has led community efforts in awareness and elimination of hunger in Lincoln County. Food Share of Lincoln County distributes emergency food boxes through six affiliated pantries located in Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Siletz and Toledo. In addition to the pantries, they provide assistance in the form of food, and other donated items to nine agencies. www.foodsharelincolncounty.org

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      • Truck Farm


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        FOOD Share has recently established a new program for the community. Truck Farm is a tool used to educate the community about renewable food sources.

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        • Justin Nadeau of FoodShare


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          Justin Nadeau is the FoodShare liaison at Bendale Business and Technical Institute in Scarborough, where Green Industry students run market gardens and an agroponics system that raises tilapia and fresh greens for the hospitality program. Good Food Revolution's Malcolm Jolley asks him how the program works.

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          • PODS KABC FoodDrive 072012 2


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            PODS of Santa Barbara helped out FOOD Share with KABC7 and Vons for the Feed SoCal drive! This news broadcast was viewed by all of Southern California!

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            • Foodshare's Regional Market 8/2012


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              Sorting vegetables was on the agenda at recent team meetings of YHB Investment Advisors. The firm volunteers regularly for Foodshare, a local non-profit organization who works to end hunger in the region. In August and October, YHB colleagues met at Foodshare’s Regional Market to sort and package produce. Jessica Kott, a Senior Portfolio Manager at YHB who volunteered in August this year, remarked that “Foodshare doesn’t just put a band-aid on hunger. They try to address the root causes of hunger and look beyond the immediate needs.” Between the two visits, YHB co-workers bagged over 6,000 pounds of onions, carrots and potatoes.

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              • FoodSHARE


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                A local farmer's market in a village outside Hilo, Hawaii shares food, music and aloha every week.

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                • Aussie Farmers Foundation -- FareShare: Food Rescue and Meal Prep for Rural Victoria.


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                  In 2012 Aussie Farmers Foundation granted $30,000 to FareShare, a Victorian charitable organisation which cooks quality surplus food saved from landfill into healthy meals in their Melbourne-based kitchen. In this video see first-hand how amazing they are, as Aussie Farmers Direct's CEO Braeden Lord and staff volunteer preparing meals. Aussie Farmers Foundation was formed to support country Australia by funding charitable organisations whose initiatives and work directly benefits the health and wellbeing of rural and regional communities. Since 2010, the foundation has granted over $530,000 to a range of organisations across Australia. To learn more visit: www.AussieFarmersFoundation.org.au

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                  • Hempstead's Thanksgiving Foodshare


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                    On Sunday, November 21, 2010, Long Island Food Not Bombs will be hosting its largest food share ever! Check out what www.LIFNB.com does on a weekly basis, serving thousands of community members throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as Brooklyn. ... Tech Stats for the geeks out there: Shot & Edited by Ryan Bowen Camera(s) Canon 5d MarkII and iPhone 4 cut on FCP 7

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                    • CANstruction


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                      VONS donates more than to 8,400 canned goods to FOOD Share Grocery chain helps stock food bank’s shelves from its charitable “CANstruction” competition (VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – VONS, one of the largest grocery chains in the nation, held a successful charitable “construction” competition on May 3 in which 20 teams created California landmarks using more than 8,400 canned goods that were then donated to FOOD Share, Ventura County’s regional food bank.

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