Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Volunteer Pickers Needed-Help Foodbank

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2013
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 Wow, this is really great!! I hope lots of people will show up and help out. I wished we lived closer because we would. I think it's wonderful that this is happening, I wish there were more ....

Volunteer pickers can show up at the farm at 16582-40th Ave. Surrey BC. Canada.

 Wednesdays from 4 p.m. until dark and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until the end of October. Those wishing to volunteer on a different day or to make a donation of money, machinery or supplies can contact Jas Singh at 604-375-1172 or email jassingh65@hotmail.com. Pickling cucumbers can be picked up at the farm Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 For more information, visit http://godslittleacrefarm.com

God's Little Acre

Read about http://godslittleacrefarm.com/our-story/

Great to hear schools are involved.

"We have a few new programs like “Kids Growing Pumpkins” where elementary school kids are targeting to grow 20,000 lbs. of pumpkins to give away to needy families. Our farm goal is 100,000 lbs of vegetables to charity which I really see as an achievable goal. Thus far, the crops slated for charity will be corn, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, turnips, beets, several varieties of squash as well as whatever else we can grow with further funding.With the great support from the aforementioned"

Check out this article too!

Surrey farm that supplies food banks appeals for pickers to keep crops from rotting


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