Lusby Community Garden Donates Fresh Produce to SMILE Food Pantry


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The Helpful Harvest Community Garden is a volunteer-run garden that provides fresh, healthy produce such as vegetables to SMILE's food pantry each year.

SMILE Ecumenical Ministries is a Lusby-based nonprofit organization that supplies food and assists those who are in need. At least 300 pounds of cucumbers and 60 bags of leafy greens are being harvested by the community garden a week and given to the SMILE food pantry.

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