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Sweet Potato Harvest


More than 100,000 pounds of sweet potatoes were harvsted on First Fruits Farm in Louisburg benefiting the Inner Faith Food Shuttle, The Food Bank of Eastern North Carolina, and a host of local Churches and food pantries.   Rebecca Page with the Society of St. Andrews helped to rally more than 500 volunteers in this collaborative community effort to fight hunger.  Special thanks to Len Wester of Wester Farms for lending his expertise in preparing the fields and planting the sweet potato slips.  Also a special thanks to David and Allen Rose of J.B. Rose & Sons for donating the sweet potato slips.   Please join us in the future at one of our many harvesting and gleaning effort at First Fruits Farm.

Earlier Event: June 1
Cucumber Gleaning