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May 31, 2013

Led by Penny Davis and dozens of Sandoval County Master Gardeners, the happy band of do-gooders labor to feed their neighbors under the non-profit banner Seed2Need.

 

Saturday in the town of Corrales, near Albuquerque, to sit in the dirt planting the seedlings that would grow to fill two lush acres with tomatoes, green chiles, cucumbers, melons, green beans, carrots and zucchini.

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The Albuquerque Journal

January 10, 2013

Folks who run a nonprofit that yields fresh produce for local food pantries have the chance to expand their garden and boost output but they need more hands to plant and harvest. Sandoval County Master Gardeners’ Corrales-based Seed2Need program donated more than 65,000 pounds of tomatoes, chile, squash, zucchini, cucumbers and other produce to pantries in Rio Rancho, Albuquerque and Bernalillo in 2012.

 

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NMSU Blog

November 14, 2011

The Sandoval County, New Mexico Master Gardeners received the first place award in the Community Service Category at the International Master Gardener conference in October in West Virginia. Seed2Need is a collaborative effort between the Sandoval County Master Gardeners (SCMG) and local property owners.  their mission is to address hunger in the community by growing fresh produce for local food pantries.

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The Albuquerque Journal

October 22, 2011

A 3-year-old Corrales-based program that has yielded tons of fresh produce for local food pantries has earned international recognition. Sandoval County Master Gardener’s Seed2Need project received the International Master Gardeners Conference Award for excellence in the community service category. The conference, held Oct. 11-14 in Charleston, W.Va., was attended by about 1,000 master gardeners from throughout the United States, Canada & South Korea.

 

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Planting 2015
 

With three gardens spanning almost three acres, it takes an army of volunteers  to get everything planted quickly. With the assistance of eagle scouts, and hundreds of volunteers, thousands of seeds and seedlings are planted within three hours in mid May.

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The Importance of Community Service
 

A couple of our volunteers joined Larry and Amber on The Morning Brew to discuss Seed2Need and the importance of our volunteers. Watch as Kate and Leslie find ways to keep reiterating the importance of volunteers. The plea is transparent, but the cause is good.

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NMSU Master Gardener Project
 

NMSU put together a video about Seed2Need,  interviewing several of our volunteers as well as several staff members at St. Felix Food Pantry. St. Felix has been working with us from the beginning. We are happy to make a difference for their clients.

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