Hunger Garden Opening 5.23.18 at 9:00 a.m.


(HARRISBURG) –Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19) will hold a public event to mark the opening of the 9th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:00 a.m. directly in front of the garden. 

Members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus will be joined by individuals from the Department of General Services, Feeding Pennsylvania, Downtown Daily Bread, the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association, master gardeners from the Penn State Cooperative Extension and volunteers.

This year, the Bi-Partisan Legislative Hunger Caucus is also partnering with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to hold a Food Drive as part of the 2018 Garden Opening.  Food Donations may be dropped off at Senator Scarnati’s office in 292 Main Capitol or Representative Wheatley’s office in 36 East Wing from May 21st through May 23rd.

CONTACT:  Kate Flessner   717-787-7084