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Glasgow community garden provides fresh produce for those in need — with wide range of volunteers

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky A community garden in a south central Kentucky town provides access to fresh produce for low-income residents. The G-town Soul Swales garden in Glasgow is a project of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, whose agents help plant, harvest and maintain the garden with a wide assortment of community volunteers. LaToya Drake, Barren County family...

More children in Kentucky getting breakfast, lunch through federally funded summer nutrition programs

By Nadia Ramlagan Public News Service More children in Kentucky are getting their breakfast and lunch through federally funded summer nutrition programs, according to a report released by the Food Research and Action Center. The state has expanded the sites where children can get free summer meals beyond schools – to libraries, YMCAs, churches and parks – to nearly 2,000 locations. That’s...

For third consecutive year, UofL employees volunteering in community as part of Day of Service

For the third consecutive year, University of Louisville employees are dedicating a day to helping our community. The third annual Day of Service will be Friday, April 21. UofL staff members volunteering during the 2015 Day of Service (Photo Provided) The Day of Service, which is open to all UofL employees, will be held at five sites in Louisville: · Parkhill Community Center · Newburg Community...