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Williamsport community garden gets greenhouse upgrade [Video]

The donation will help not only the crops but the community, too.

Now, the new addition of a greenhouse will help extend the growing season.

“Which is helping to feed our community with fresh vegetables, teaching them how to cook new recipes without using canned stuff, but using stuff they’re actually pulling from the garden and that they’ve grown. So, it’s really a cool thing and the vegetables that are left over, they bring over to the Salvation Army for our food pantry clients,” said Maj. Sheryl Hershey of the Salvation Army in Williamsport.

The garden, which has been around for nine years, has helped feed thousands of people in the Williamsport area. It started with 8,000 square feet and is now up to 40,000 square feet.

“It’s also very unique in the Salvation Army,” said Hershey. “There are not a lot of Salvation Armies who actually run community gardens, …

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News Channel 11 packs 500+ food boxes for Good Samaritan Ministries on Founders Day [Video]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) Members of the News Channel 11 team packed about 550 boxes of food for Good Samaritan Ministries as part of the teams Founders Day celebration. Every year, Nexstar Media Group stations across the country participate in Founders Day, a day when the teams give back to their communities through service. []