Drought Impacts Food Share Gardens

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – It’s the first harvest of the season at the Central Point food share garden, as ACCESS volunteers yank beets out of the ground. Today’s yield is around 8.5 pounds, a drop in the bucket compared to the 60,000 pounds of food ACCESS produces each year. “What we’re trying to do is … Continue reading »

“Paying it Forward” to Help the Hungry

MEDFORD, Ore. – Avion Maloney looks on as a small group of volunteers digs through his back yard. When the little saplings bear fruit and vegetables, they’ll be hauled away. “We’re going to give them back to people who need food – veterans, college students, people who are less fortunate,” said Maloney. The garden is … Continue reading »