Seed2Need

 

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Gardens are located Manierre Road, Corrales

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Seed2Need is a collaborative effort between the Sandoval Extension Master Gardeners, property owners in the village of Corrales and other volunteer groups. Our mission is to reduce hunger and improve nutrition in our community by growing fresh produce and donating it to local food pantries. We also glean fruit from other orchards in Corrales and the North Valley. Since 2010, these efforts have generated over 437,000 pounds of produce that was donated to Roadrunner Food Bank and to five food pantries in Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties. The food pantries we serve pick up the produce at the gardens. As a result, it is often in the hands of the families who need it within hours of harvest.

Seed2Need is a 501(c)3. The financial resources and equipment necessary to do this project come from grants and private donations.

VOLUNTEERS:
Vegetables grown in the gardens are started from seed, planted by volunteers and raised in the project greenhouse. The gardens are planted in May and are tended and harvested through the first frost. Given the size of the gardens and the number of volunteers need for a project this large, members of the public and groups such as 4-H, church groups, scouts, local school students, business groups and community service organizations participate in the project. Numerous master gardeners participate in the project giving them an opportunity to answer gardening questions and share their gardening experience
with others.

For more information, follow us on Facebook at Seed2Need or at www.Seed2Need.org.

Several Seed2Need videos are available on YouTube including:

To be added to the Seed2Need distribution list, e-mail Penny Davis at Seed2Need@gmail.com

SEMG Project Chair: Penny Davis

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Upcoming Events

Jan
20
Wed
2021
3:00 pm Health Benefits of Gardening
Health Benefits of Gardening
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Benefits of Gardening with Suzanne Cole Please register at https//:desertblooms.nmsu.edu/ready-set-grow.html
Jan
21
Thu
2021
10:00 am SEMG Advisory Council meeting vi...
SEMG Advisory Council meeting vi...
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please join the monthly Sandoval Extension Master Gardener Advisory Council meeting. To receive the Zoom invitation please send an email to admin@sandovalmastergardeners.org. 
1:00 pm Tree Pruning Webinar
Tree Pruning Webinar
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please see the attached flyer. Think Trees NM is proud to announce a Webinar Event:  January 21, 2021 1:00-3:00 MST    Simplifying tree pruning: learn it, communicate it, sell it. Presented by, Ed Gilman  Pruning[...]
Feb
2
Tue
2021
1:00 pm Intern Training – Orientation
Intern Training – Orientation
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The first gathering of the Interns is for Intern Orientation. This will be presented by the Education Committee which is co-chaired by John Thompson and Suzanne Bollenbach. 

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