Media Advisory – Hunger Garden Opening 5.6.15 at 9:30 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 6th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. directly in front of the garden.

The Chairmen will be joined by other members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus. Also taking part in the event will be members from the Department of General Services, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Feeding America, Hunger-Free Pennsylvania, Downtown Daily Bread, Pennsylvania Legislative Services, Wilson500, Inc., Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association, master gardeners from the Penn State Cooperative Extension and volunteers.

Immediately following, master gardeners and volunteers will plant the garden. For details on the Legislative Hunger Caucus including membership, advocates, and the Capitol Hunger Garden project, please visit:

CONTACT:  Kate Eckhart 717-787-7084