Mission

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A cooperative partnership between the University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and the Food Bank of Delaware.

Providing safe and nutritious food for Delaware families in need is a greater challenge today than ever before.

A core mission of the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) is feeding the world in a sustainable manner.

The CANR is fortunate to manage UD’s 350 acre agro-ecology teaching complex. In 2009, we have dedicated part of this land to a “Garden for the Community.”

To learn who our 2015 interns are, click the Garden Interns button on the left.

Evening in the Garden will take place on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Click the Events button on the left for details.

View past event photos here on Flickr.

Numbers…
Event Pounds of Food Donated
2009 Total over 6,000
2010 Total over 6,000
2011 Total 8.828
2012 Total
View photos of volunteers helping put the Garden to rest here.
18,157

More than doubling the 2011 donation!

2013 Total 4,350
2014 Total 5,000Total since inception: Over 48,000 pounds!
Our goal is simple – to help the Food Bank meet their mission – a community without hunger – by providing Delaware families with fresh, local food.

If you are interested in volunteering further with the Food Bank of Delaware, please visit their website.