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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Increasing numbers of backyard gardeners are donating some or all of their harvest to neighbors in need. It’s a way to help the hungry in a growing state. Courtney Zaato, program coordinator of Minnesota FoodShare, said the goal of their garden sharing program is to build connections between gardeners […]

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Deer donated to food shelves can be processed at no cost to hunters thanks to a program coordinated by the Minnesota departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture. “The venison donation program has multiple benefits,” said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “In portions of the state, hunters […]

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