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Tim LibbyOn the third Saturday of every month, a well-traveled road in Unity, Maine, becomes obstructed with heavier than usual traffic as clients of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry line up to receive their monthly box of food assistance. While this food pantry is unique among hunger relief agencies in its growing focus on nutritional quality, its well rounded offering also includes seasonal food – organically grown, fresh-from-the-soil produce.

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Lloyd FerrissWe've all heard the old saw, "Grow a row for the hungry." Last spring my wife, Jane Frost, and I turned the saying upside down: We planted our entire 1,000-square-foot garden for our local food pantry, adding a couple of rows for ourselves.

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