Media Advisory – Hunger Caucus to Hold Garden Groundbreaking

HARRISBURG — Members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus including the Chairmen, Senator Mike Brubaker (R-36) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19), will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, April 29th at 9:00 a.m. in the Capitol Media Center to kick off the fifth growing season of the Capitol Hunger Garden.  (Due to the anticipated weather conditions, volunteers will postpone planting in the garden.)

Other members from the Legislature will be joining Brubaker and Wheatley as well as representatives from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Feeding America, Downtown Daily Bread, and the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN), and Master Gardeners from the Penn State Cooperative Extension.

Details on the Hunger Garden including membership, advocates, and ways to volunteer can be found by visiting


Colleen Greer (Sen. Brubaker’s Office), 717-787-4420 or

Ben Turner (Rep. Wheatley’s Office), 717-787-7895 or