REPOST: ‘Make Fruits Available to All’ program, addressing food security on the Eastern Shore

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s Well Connected Communities along with Horticulture and Fruits programs celebrated their first harvest since 2017. The program called “Make Fruits Available to All” is teaching college students and and community members young and old to grow and care for an orchard.

Dr. Virginie Zoumenou, Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition and State Extension Nutrition Specialist, University of Maryland Extension and University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

A project three years in the making is now ready for harvest. This is part of the efforts to address the food security problem here on the eastern shore. 

The work was featured on ABC Channel 47 on June 7, 2021. Visit their website to watch the news segment.