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Stories from the Road – Loaves and Fishes Sabattus

Children with lunches seated outside

Feeding America Study Confirms Growing Rates of Food Insecurity Across Maine

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Woman with cans of food

Older Americans Month – Addressing Older Mainer Hunger

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People smiling and posing over boxes of squash.

Stories from the Road – Volunteer Appreciation Edition – Hermon High School

With our partner agencies spread throughout the entire state, there will likely be help nearby if you need food. If...

Evetta's Story

Stories from the Road – Evetta’s Story

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Celebrating the Legacy of MLK Jr. – Maine Events and Opportunities

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Wabanaki Territory map

Why does Good Shepherd Food Bank have a Land Acknowledgment?

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A woman with brown hair standing in front of food shelves.

Stories from the Road: Washington County Community College

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Fish River Rural Health sign outside.

Stories from the Road – Fish River Rural Health

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Introducing President Heather Paquette

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Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn

Maine’s Leading Hunger Relief Organization Reflects on Milestones and the Road Ahead

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Your Questions about P-EBT Answered

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding P-EBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer) Why did I receive a P-EBT card in the mail? I...

Advocating at the state house

Why Advocacy Matters for Food Banks and Communities

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Salvation Army - OOB Community Lunch

Stories from the Road – Old Orchard Beach Community

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Hunting for Hope: Maine Hunters for the Hungry Program

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Freeport Community Services

Stories from the Road – Freeport Community Services

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

How to Host a Virtual Food Drive for Hunger Action Month!

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New Service-Learning Program: Teach Your Students about Food Insecurity

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Saco Food Pantry

Stories from the Road – Saco Food Pantry

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

From Misty Mornings to Sunlit Roads: Delivering to Downeast

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

Stories from the Road – Harmony Cares Food Pantry

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Nokomis’ Wellness Club Takes on Food Waste

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Elementary Students Bring Nutrition to a Community of Older Mainers

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Leading Change: A blog series celebrating Kristen Miale

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Farm Fresh Rewards Has New Benefits for SNAP/EBT Shoppers

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A bunch of carrots lay on a table cloth.

Leading Change: A blog series celebrating Kristen Miale

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Close up of apples

Leading Change: A blog series celebrating Kristen Miale

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Leading Change: A blog series celebrating Kristen Miale

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A bunch of carrots lay on a table cloth.

Food Bank Americorps VISTA Named Outstanding National Service Volunteer of the Year

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

Stories from the Road – Footprints Food Pantry

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Close-up of a pile of strawberries.

Stories from the Road – Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

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Stories from the Road – AIO Food and Energy Assistance

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Close up of apples

President of Good Shepherd Food Bank Plans to Step Down, Leaving Lasting Impact on Food Insecurity Landscape in Maine

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

Culturally Relevant Food Series – Azerbaijan Society of Maine

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Frozen broccoli stock image for Harvesting Good

Harvesting Good Awarded 2022 New England Food Vision Prize

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Winter Squash

Culturally Relevant Food Series – Eastern Woodlands Rematriation

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Close up of apples

Statement on Colorado Springs Shooting

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Close up of apples

Stories from the Road – Students Grow Produce for Mainers Experiencing Hunger

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Stories from the Road – Bethel Area District Exchange and Food Pantry

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

Culturally Relevant Food Series – National Hispanic Heritage Month – Mano en Mano

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Close up of apples

Good Shepherd Food Bank Announces 2022 Corporate Partners for a Hunger-Free Maine

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Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Community Outreach Services (COS)

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Close-up of a pile of strawberries.

Volunteer Spotlight – Omar Khan

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Frozen broccoli stock image for Harvesting Good

Maine Food Bank Launches Harvesting Good

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Close-up of a pile of strawberries.

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – #CrushingHunger Tour

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Farm Fresh Rewards logo with a background of fresh produce and flowers

Grow with Farm Fresh Rewards

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Close up of apples

Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Winslow Community Cupboard

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Close-up of a pile of strawberries.

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – North Carolina

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Close up of blueberries

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – Los Angeles, California

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Several bunches of carrots.

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – Las Vegas, Nevada

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Road – The MaineHealth Food Pantry at Stephens

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Close-up of a pile of strawberries.

Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Loaves and Fishes

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Peppers

Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Come Spring Food Pantry

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Yellow, orange, red, and green bell peppers lined up on table.

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – Manhattan, NY

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Close up of apples

Apple Corps Ambassador, Misty Coolidge – Omaha, Nebraska

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Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Belfast Soup Kitchen

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight – Burlington Food Pantry

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Road – Partner Highlight

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A bunch of carrots lay on a table cloth.

Culturally Relevant Food Series

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A bunch of carrots lay on a table cloth.

Volunteer Spotlight – Lisa & John

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Farm Road – Mainers Feeding Mainers Program Spotlight

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Close up of blueberries

Stories from the Road – Belfast Soup Kitchen

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Road: Charitable Roots

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Close up of blueberries

Stories from the Road: “Meating” the need for protein

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Assorted fresh produce.

Stories from the Road: Partnership Spotlight

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Stories from the Road: School Partners Rally in Crisis to Meet Statewide Need inset

Stories from the Road: School Partners Rally in Crisis to Meet Statewide Need

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Assorted fresh produce.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Blueberry Background

What child hunger looks like in the classroom

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Assorted fresh produce.

From Food Insecure to Entrepreneur | A Summer Meal Success Story

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Close up of a row of growing leafy greens.

Farm Bill Update

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Chase Stream Farm sign with the road in the background.

Chase Stream Farm

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Jim Darroch, Kristen Miale, and John Martin outside The Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport.

Meeting the Need Where You Least Expect It

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Gregory choosing a bag of carrots at a partner agency.

Gregory’s Story

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A mother and her son and daughter.

As Told By Zoey

Eleven-year-old Zoey uses the free lunch program in Bangor during the summer. When school starts, she receives free meals at school, the...

A donor shows her trunk full of totes of food.

Kathy’s Story

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2017 School Partner Awards

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“Lobster at the soup kitchen tonight!” inset

“Lobster at the soup kitchen tonight!”

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Collaborating to Address Senior Hunger in Maine inset

Collaborating to Address Senior Hunger in Maine

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Cooking Matters: When Food Is Medicine

On a Tuesday night in November, the café at Maine Medical Center transformed. A radio, interrupted occasionally by the sound...

Audible for Healthier Super Bowl Snacking inset

Audible for Healthier Super Bowl Snacking

The Super Bowl is more than a game between the National Football League's premier franchises. For many American households, the...

A Healthy Twist on Holiday Favorites

The holiday season presents the challenge of sustaining a healthy diet, as treats circle the workplace or family gathering. Good...

Kids Café Program Grows with New Sites Across Maine inset

Kids Café Program Grows with New Sites Across Maine

The coastal town of Belfast in Waldo County presents visitors with quintessential Maine seascapes and a cozy downtown, home to...

Little farm stand yields big impact for Mainers inset

Little farm stand yields big impact for Mainers

The boy scrambled across the sand towards the sound of the food truck parked up on the street. His face...

Cooking does matter to seniors in East Waterboro inset

Cooking does matter to seniors in East Waterboro

This particular August morning had a crisp temperature and scent. As the sun climbed over the trees lining Route 5,...

Don’t Wait, Hydrate! inset

Don’t Wait, Hydrate!

Water comprises 60 percent of your body weight and plays a vital role in the function of your body. Water...

Pint containers being filled with harvested strawberries at Six River Farm, Bowdoin, Maine.

Berry Fruit Farm Turns Roughly 133,000 Apples into Applesauce

When an unexpected delivery of 44,000 pounds of apples (that accounts for roughly 133,000 apples!) arrived at Good Shepherd Food...

Congratulations to our Outstanding School Partners inset

Congratulations to our Outstanding School Partners

As the 2015-2016 school year comes to a close, Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Child Hunger Team is extending a sincere...

In honor of National Nutrition Month, tips and recipes to up your fruit and veggie game inset

In honor of National Nutrition Month, tips and recipes to up your fruit and veggie game

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School Pantry Program Expands Thanks to Kellogg’s inset

School Pantry Program Expands Thanks to Kellogg’s

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The Banana Box by Wally Horton inset

The Banana Box by Wally Horton

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Summer Reading

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Waterville girls celebrate birthday by collecting donations inset

Waterville girls celebrate birthday by collecting donations

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School pantries reach families across Maine inset

School pantries reach families across Maine

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Maine food for Maine families inset

Maine food for Maine families

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Beets and Carrots at a Farmers Market

[Portland Press Herald] Natural Foodie: Mainers Feeding Mainers helps farms bring home the bacon

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Root vegetables being harvested into a bag.

Exciting developments for Mainers Feeding Mainers, the Food Bank’s farm program

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One in Four Maine Kids May Not Be Looking Forward to Summer inset

One in Four Maine Kids May Not Be Looking Forward to Summer

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Fighting Child Hunger with the Kids Cafe inset

Fighting Child Hunger with the Kids Cafe

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Child Hunger Corps Comes to Good Shepherd Food Bank inset

Child Hunger Corps Comes to Good Shepherd Food Bank

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Fighting hunger from the field, to the food pantry, to the kitchen inset

Fighting hunger from the field, to the food pantry, to the kitchen

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Maine Gives. inset

Maine Gives.

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Food Donor Spotlight: Walmart Distribution Center

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Bringing BackPacks to Auburn inset

Bringing BackPacks to Auburn

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Harvest for Hope inset

Harvest for Hope

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Food Mobile – coming to a community near you! inset

Food Mobile – coming to a community near you!

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Partner Agency Spotlight: Crossroads Ministries inset

Partner Agency Spotlight: Crossroads Ministries

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National Kids Café Program Debuts in Maine inset

National Kids Café Program Debuts in Maine

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Fighting Childhood Hunger, One Backpack at a Time inset

Fighting Childhood Hunger, One Backpack at a Time

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Why Cooking Matters in the fight to end hunger inset

Why Cooking Matters in the fight to end hunger

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