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    1. K-State home
    2. ?Research and Extension
    3. ?Sedgwick
    4. ?Gardening and Lawn Care
    5. ?Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts
    6. ?Plant a Row for the Hungry

    Sedgwick County

    Sedgwick County
    7001 W. 21st Street N.
    Wichita, Ks  67205
    Map & Location

    Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Monday - Friday

    316-660-0166 fax

    Plant a Row for the Hungry

    What is Plant a Row for the Hungry?                                                                                                                                                  PAR Logo    

    Plant a Row for the Hungry is rooted in the tradition of gardeners sharing a bountiful harvest with others.    
    It is a program that encourages home gardeners to help the hungry in their community by planting and    
    harvesting produce, flowers, and herbs.

    Locally, the cooperative effort between the Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners and the Kansas Food Bank is making it possible for home gardeners to make a positive impact on hunger and nutrition challenges in Kansas. During the growing season, take your produce to a drop off location, listed below, and the Kansas Food Bank will pick it up for use in their program.

    What is the impact? 
    • Nationally, since 1995, over 20 million pounds of produce providing over 80 million meals have been donated by American gardeners.
    • Locally, since 2000, 650,700 pounds of produce have been donated by local gardeners to the Kansas Food Bank.
    • In 2016 over 29,900 pounds of produce donated. 
    What produce is needed? 

    All peak quality fresh fruits and vegetables are appreciated. From the potatoes of spring to tomatoes of summer and squash from fall, all products are shared within the community. Last year we received donations of beans, squash, tomatoes, peppers, turnips, melons, apples, and more.

    Where can I take my produce? 
    • Kansas Food Bank - 1919 E. Douglas
    • Augusta Ace Home Center - 316 W. 7th Ave., Augusta
    • Brady Nursery - 11200 W. Kellogg
    • Hillside Nursery - 2200 S. Hillside
    • Hillside Feed & Seed - 1805 S. Hillside
    • Johnson's Garden Centers - 6225 E. Shadybrook and 2707 W. 13th St. 
    • Valley Feed & Seed - 1903 S. Meridian
    • Woodard Mercantile - 4160 N. Maize Rd, Maize Radishes in a Circle

    Contact Information

    Have Questions? Contact:

    Sedgwick County 
    7001 W. 21st St. North
    Wichita KS 67205-1759
    (316) 660-0143
    Fax (316)722-1432

    Garden Hotline
    (316) 660-0190
    9 am - Noon
    1 pm - 4 pm

    Rebecca McMahon
    Horticultural Food Crops Agent
    (316) 660-0142

    Angie Maben
    Master Gardener Coordinator
    (316) 660-0138