STATE COLLEGE, PA — The area behind the Food Bank of State College on South Atherton Street looked more like a miniature farm Friday than a parking lot.
It was full of broccoli, cabbage, eggplant, lettuce, tomato, squash and herb plants for food bank clients to plant in their own gardens.
Members of Penn State Master Gardeners, Centre County Office of Adult Services and Nutrition Links teamed up with the food bank for the annual Home Grown Project.
For the past five years, the event has helped a few hundred local families better understand the food they consume, master gardener Norman Knaub said.
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