BISMARCK, N.D. — A program that helps feed the hungry around North Dakota is once again accepting donations of fresh produce from gardeners.

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the Hunger Free ND Garden Project hopes to get enough fruits and vegetables this year for 1 million servings to food pantries, shelters and charitable feeding groups.

The project has donated 1.8 million pounds of produce since being launched in 2010 by the state Agriculture Department and the Great Plains Food Bank.

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