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By Dave Ostdiek
Communications Associate, UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center 

Panhandle Perspective:

Growing Together Nebraska Provides Food, Education

 

November 4, 2020

The COVID pandemic of 2020 has contributed to increased food insecurity for many Nebraska families.

In response, communities have pitched in to help. And some of the donated food is produce that has been grown this year at community gardens around Nebraska, which leverage local volunteers with grant funds from Growing Together Nebraska (GTN), part of Nebraska Extension’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) program.

Established in 2016, Growing Together Nebraska increases food security and promotes healthy food access for families and individuals who are food inse...



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