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After supporting the Walk for Hunger with her company, Bay State Milling, an employee opens up about her own experience with food insecurity in the past.
Community Harvest Project (CHP) in Grafton is one of 26 farm and garden programs receiving money raised by this year's Walk for Hunger participants. With the mission to build healthy communities through volunteer farming and nutrition education, Community Harvest Project grows fresh fruits and vegetables that are donated to local hunger-relief organizations.
When Donna Yaffe was young, she and her brother went to a local coffee shop with their father, Monte. When they saw a man outside asking for money, Monte brought him inside, bought him coffee and sat and talked with him for hours, listening to his story.
Through the Walk for Hunger, companies big and small around the state have made ending hunger part of their business. This year, Bay State Milling, Checkpoint 2 sponsor of the 49th Walk, is celebrating its 10th year both as a Walk Sponsor and as an employee Walk Team.
One of the most beloved and storied locations in Boston, Fenway Park is becoming a city leader in green initiatives with their massive rooftop garden, Fenway Farms. Project Bread recently brought groups from Head Start and Boston Latin Schools Youth CAN for a private tour of Fenway Farms with Green City Growers owner and farm manager, Jessie Banhazl, who is heading up the project.