Partners for a Hunger-Free York County is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to eradicate hunger and mal-nutrition in York County, Maine and to increase and improve access to fresh, healthy food for those who need it in York County. Our solutions are community-based, collaborative, holistic, and sustainable.
We envision a cooperative effort through which families and individuals across York County have regular access to enough nutritious food to support their health and well-being. Through building community connections, we provide bridges between food system sectors, supporting local food initiatives and facilitating creative sustainable solutions to eradicating hunger and mal-nutrition, and increasing knowledge about healthy food in our county.
Encouraging growth and fresh foods in our county through supporting farmers, gardens, farmers' markets, school gardens and greenhouses.
Supporting and expanding existing programs designed to provide food to those in need.
Creating new solutions building upon existing networks and new relationships.
Sharing information and opportunities that help the community be healthy, sustainable, and successful.
Who We Are
We are farmers, gardeners, students, educators, nutritionists, community members, non-profit organizations, food banks and others. We meet every other month to learn from each other and share ideas. We organize small working groups to tackle specific issues related to hunger in York County. You are welcome to join us!