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Food Bank Farm - Growing a Solution to Hunger
“Growing a Soluntion to Hunger.” Read More by Pat Foote, Food Lifeline
“Rector Drives a Tractor” Read More by Elizabeth Sinclair
“Redmond church’s Food Bank Farm sets new harvest record.” Read More by Dede Moore
We are acting to end hunger in the Pacific Northwest by growing fresh produce for area food banks.
With your help, we aim to raise a million pounds of nutritious fresh produce for area food banks by 2021.
To date we have delivered to food banks: 365,716 pounds—valued at over half a million dollars. Our goal for 2016 is 200,000 pounds.
Too coordinate your group event at Food Bank Farm, contact Jim Eichner 425-223-7249
2016 Dates & Actitivities
Spring Seed Sowing and Transplanting are fully subscribed. Thank you, to the following groups:
Girl Scouts (3 troops), Boy, Cub Scouts (2 troops), Church groups, Montessori Schools (2), Home Schoolers, Maltby Elementary School, Monroe High School Horticulture Program, Kirkland International Community School, Canyon Park Jr. High, Bellevue College Softball team, Maltby Elementary; AllState, Nordstrom, Microsoft, Liberty Mutual employees.
Harvests are especially taylored for United Way’s, Day of Caring.
Harvests are group events for up to 200 people, requiring leaders/coordinators. Harvests are well suited for Corporate Groups, Scouts, Schools, and Gleaning Programs.
Summer Weekly harvests for groups of up to 20. Coordinate with Lindsey Robinson of HopeLink Harvest
Friday, September 16, 9 am to Noon Winter, Squash
Friday, September 23, 9 am to Noon, Winter Squash
Friday September 30 or Saturday, October 1, 9 am to Noon, Winter Squash + Pumpkins
Saturday, October 8, 9 am to Noon, Winter Squash - Boy and Girl Scouts. “scouting for food.”
History Growing food for food banks
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