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Vicki McMahon, left, and her daughter, Cheyennee McMahon-Dumont, dine Oct. 22 on venison shepherd’s pie at a church dinner in Portland, Maine. The Hunters for the Hungry program was once an under-utilized program but is now generating 10,000 pounds of protein a year.

Patrick Whittle

Associated Press


It’s a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine’s largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It’s time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd’s pie to feed 200 people by sundown.