The New Hampshire Food Bank: Making It Work
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Written by Michelle Collins   
The best thing for a food bank to do when they are running out of food is to grow it themselves.
 
That’s exactly what the New Hampshire Food Bank decided to do three years ago when they were short on donations. They started a Production Garden, and set it up in front of the Youth Development Center in Manchester.  Jason Rivers was put in charge of managing the plot.
 
“I did the Culinary Training Program – I was unemployed,” Rivers said. “They liked my work ethic…[but] I don’t think they knew how much I loved gardening.”
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