Wayside awarded Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant for garden

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant by the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Association! More about Wayside awarded Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant for garden

Portland School's Family Engagement Night uses food to bring families together

Last night some of our staff members enjoyed a meal with Portland Public School families at the East End Community School. More about Portland School's Family Engagement Night uses food to bring families together

Everyone deserves to eat: Taking a stand against SNAP cuts

Yesterday 40 plus faith leaders and “people of faith and conscience” came together, joined by our own Executive Director Mary Zwolinski, to speak out against the House Farm Bill being voted on in W More about Everyone deserves to eat: Taking a stand against SNAP cuts

Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wayside wrapped up National Volunteer Month with an annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Monday night at the Maine Irish Heritage Center. More about Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wayside celebrates Earth Day

Wayside loves Earth Day! We are proud of our year-round commitment to supporting environmental protection and our collaborative efforts to reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills. More about Wayside celebrates Earth Day

NEEEDS Program wins top prize at national oncology nutrition symposium

On April 13th - 15th, 2018 Karen Schilling (Wayside Food Programs board member and Maine Medical Center) and Ashlan Oberhoitzer (National Home Infusion Association, formerly New England Life Care) More about NEEEDS Program wins top prize at national oncology nutrition symposium

King Middle School volunteers at community meal for annual expedition

8th graders from the King Middle School worked side by side with weekly volunteers to help prepare and serve a community lunch at Avesta Housing's 409 Cumberland Ave. More about King Middle School volunteers at community meal for annual expedition

Partner of Wayside named finalist for James Beard Award

Alison Pray, co-owner of Standard Baking Company in Portland, Maine was just named as a finalist for a national James Beard Award in the Outstanding Baker category. More about Partner of Wayside named finalist for James Beard Award

Kitchen volunteer wins Food Network's Chopped

The episode of Chopped entitled "Pork on the Brain" which aired on Tuesday, 20th on the Food Network featured none other than Maine's own Christian Haynes, Chef/Owner of Dandelion Catering Company More about Kitchen volunteer wins Food Network's Chopped

Wayside celebrates two new community meals

Thursday, March 15th was a new beginning with some of Wayside's oldest partners. More about Wayside celebrates two new community meals

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