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Annual Potato Harvest at UW R&E Center Benefits Food Bank of Wyoming

 

October 6, 2022

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Above: Volunteers, including CNP Program Manager Kali McCrackin Goodenough, harvest more than 10,000 pounds of potatoes to help fight food insecurity across the state.

Lingle, Wyo.-Oct. 4, 2022-More than 10,000 pounds of potatoes from the second annual potato harvest at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) are in distribution across the state via Food Bank of Wyoming.

The potato harvest is a partnership between two University of Wyoming Extension programs, SAREC and the Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP), along with Food Bank of Wyoming. The goal is to provide Wyoming-grown produce to families facing food insecurity.

CNP is a hands-on cooking, nutrition and physical activity program that serves income-qualifyi...



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