Maryland Grows

Archives


Growing and Working for Food Justice in Baltimore

Corn field

COVID-19 has been devastating for poor people and people of color. Systemic racism and economic inequality have resulted in higher death rates for Black and Hispanic people. Food insecurity is twice as likely to affect Black and Hispanic households as…

Read More

Gleaning Results in Bountiful Harvest, Less Food Waste

“Now when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field, nor shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest.” This passage from Leviticus 19:9 refers to the ancient practice of…

Read More

Feed More, Waste Less: UME Master Gardeners Assist in Partnership to Glean and Share Leftover Crops

In the USA, approximately 50% of the nation’s produce is wasted, some as “crop shrink,” food that is grown and never harvested. This happens for reasons including weather and market conditions. Whatever the case, this is nutritious food that can…

Read More