RCAM garden program to help fight hunger

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Garden program

LEEDS — The Rural Community Action Ministry Gardening Program provides hunger prevention services to elderly, disabled and persons experiencing financial hardship who live within their 13-town service area. This service works to eliminate hunger and improve nutrition by helping people grow and preserve their own food. RCAM offers seeds, seedlings, tilling, information, site visits, newsletters and consultation to support and encourage successful food production.

To participate in the gardening program, bring three months proof of income to one of the following sign-up days:

Monday, May 23: 9-10:30 a.m. in Canton at The Meeting Hall (old town office); 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Hartford Meeting Hall (next to town office); 1-2:30 p.m. at the Buckfield Town Office.

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Tuesday, May 24: 9-10 a.m. at the Livermore Town Office; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Turner Town Office; 1:30-2:30 p.m. at RCAM office in Leeds.

Wednesday, May 25: 9-10:30 a.m. at the Litchfield Town Office; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sabattus Town Office; 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Greene Town Office.

Thursday, May 26: 9-10:30 a.m. at the Monmouth Town Office.

Those who miss their town sign-up may attend sign-up at another town. For further information, call Wanda at RCAM, 524-5095.

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