When most people think of food pantries, they think of canned tuna and boxed mac-and-cheese on a shelf.
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How you can help
Volunteers are welcome at several area food pantry gardens. Here’s how to get involved:
Cox Arboretum, Miami Twp. (Montgomery County): Contact volunteer coordinator Janet Metter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-434-9005 ext. 1309.
Hope in Action’s Giving Garden, Lebanon: E-mail Lynda Crabtree at email@example.com.
Second Harvest Food Bank, Springfield: Call Jeff Miller at (937) 323-6507, option 4.
Wright State University, Fairborn: Contact sustainability intern Lindsey Millsaps at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Several recipes inside today’s Life
Every Wednesday in Life, you will find recipes and cooking advice to inspire every at-home cook. Inside today’s life section, we offer you many recipes to try at home.