Gardeners “Grow a Row” For Food Pantries

We learned today about a wonderful program in Hamilton and Wenham, through which gardeners in the community are growing an extra row of crops this summer for donation to the local food pantry.

The “Grow a Row” project of Hamilton-Wenham Green, a citizens group focused on sustainability, kicked off this week and has 25 participants so far. Local families have agreed to plant an extra row of tomatoes, lettuce and/or carrots, and donate the produce to Acord Food Pantry in Hamilton. The project’s goal this summer is to raise and donate 300 lbs. of crops

For more information on Hamilton-Wenham Green and the “Grow a Row” program, or to sign up, visit

For more information on the Acord Food Pantry in Hamilton, visit or call 978-468-7424.

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