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Photo Gallery – 2014
A sample of Swiss chard in the Capitol Hunger Garden is ready to be harvested by master gardeners from the Penn State Cooperative Extension.
Amy Reumann, a master gardener, replants collard greens and lettuce.
State Representative Glen Grell of Cumberland County volunteers in the garden and harvests green beans.
Master gardener Diane Leonard shares one of many vegetables harvested in the Capitol Hunger Garden and delivered to a local soup kitchen.
September 2, 2014 - Tanya Dick, a girl scout troop leader, volunteers time in the Capitol Hunger Garden to harvest green beans.
September 2, 2014 - Master gardener Bob Bauer and a local volunteer work in the garden to weed and harvest vegetables. (Also joined by Steve Cordaro, a master gardener who is not pictured.)
September 9, 2014 – Carol Webb and Diane Leonard, master gardeners from the Penn State Cooperative Extension, harvest cucumbers.
September 9, 2014 – Volunteers from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank – Cindy Bainbridge and Missy Patterson – share a sample of eggplant harvested from the garden.
September 9, 2014 – In addition to helping prune plants and harvest other vegetables, master gardener Alicia Mercik shows some of the tomatoes that will be delivered to a local soup kitchen.
September 9, 2014 – Master gardener Carol Webb works to harvest flat leaf parsley.
September 9, 2014 – A sampling of the variety of vegetables picked by members of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and master gardeners; the vegetables include: tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, basil and parsley.
September 12, 2014 – Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (Chapter Epsilon Sigma Omega) volunteer in the Capitol Hunger Garden; sorority members include: Diane Nichols, Gladys Brown, Danielle Bowers and Melissa Oden.
October 7, 2014 - Master gardeners and volunteers work to close the garden for the season, which brought in another bumper crop.
October 7, 2014 - Legislative Hunger Caucus Co-Chairmen, Senator Brubaker and Representative Jake Wheatley, share a sampling of produce from the final harvest in the garden.
October 7, 2014 - Members of the General Assembly, hunger advocates, master gardeners and volunteers participate in an event to mark the closing of the 5th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden and announce a change in leadership of the Legislative Hunger Caucus beginning in 2015.
October 7, 2014 - Senator Brubaker spends time with Executive Director Elaine Strokoff and the cook from the Downtown Daily Bread, a local soup kitchen which benefits from the produce in the garden.