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Join Us at a Harvest Celebration!

Every year our growing projects celebrate their harvests, hold fundraisers and hold a variety of other events.  Following are those that have been scheduled so far.  Please check back often for updates. 

ILLINOIS

Polo IL GP Harvest Celebration
10/08/2016

Join the Polo IL Growing Project at their fall Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 8th, beginning with an early noon lunch hosted by the Polo Church of the Brethren followed by a field demonstration at the project site a couple miles south of Polo. It would be wonderful to have you join in this year’s Harvest Celebration!   

It is an act of epochal proportions that the Polo Growing Project over its 10-year history has netted proceeds of almost a third of a million dollars ($329,302) to boost food and income for smallholder farmers in hunger-stricken communities abroad. Polo’s proceeds, invested through Foods Resource Bank, are at work in Kenya, Guatemala, North Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Honduras. 

Polo Church of the Brethren 401 S. Congress Ave. Polo, IL 61064

Somonauk, Earlville, Ottawa-Barrington, IL Growing Projects
10/15/2016

The Harvest Celebration for the Somonauk/Earlville/Ottawa-Barrington Growing Projects will be Saturday, October 15 at the farm of Kurt and Deb Larson, 4478 E 1675th Road, Earlville, IL 60518

An ecumenical worship service begins the day at 10:00 a.m. Following will be a day filled with a delicious lunch of pulled pork sandwiches, music, demonstrations, combine rides, hands-on activities, horse and wagon rides, sheep shearing, wheat milling, and much, much more. The day concludes with the ever popular pie auction!!

Sauk Valley GP Harvest Celebation
10/16/2016

The Sauk Valley Growing Project will host its harvest celebration on October 16th begining with a service in church at 10:45, then a potluck lunch at noon at the field. 

INDIANA

Greenfield IN Elanco Growing Project
11/10/2016

Mark your calendars, more details coming soon!

Decatur IN
10/16/2016

Join the Decatur/Fort Wayne IN Growing Project for their Harvest Celebration at Salem United Church of Christ in Decatur, IN! The service will begin at 10 AM on October 16.

Oxford IN
10/23/2016

First Christian Church, Lafayette, Indiana and Oxford United Methodist, Oxford, Indiana will have their annual Harvest Celebration on October 23rd at First Christian Church at the 10:15 worship service. As part of the celebration, Purdue University Choir will be participating in the service. They would welcome and invite all to be present for that service at First Christian Church, 329 N 6th St, Lafayette, IN.

Ashley IN
10/29/2016

The Ashley IN Growing Project plans to have their Harvest Celebration at Pleasant Chapel on October 29th from around 10-1. The event will have games for the kids, horse & wagon rides, costumes & trunk-or-treating. Rain date: November 5th.

IOWA

Larchwood IA Elanco Growing Project
11/16/2016

Mark your calendars, more details coming soon!

MARYLAND

Myersville, MD
10/16/2016

Join the Myersville MD Growing Project on Sunday, October 16 for their Harvest Celebration! The event begins at 3:00 PM. 

OREGON

Silverton OR Growing Project Auction
10/23/2016

Join the Silverton OR Growing Project at their annual fundraiser featuring a live action and dinner.

Where? Immanual Lutheran Church, 303 N. Church St.
Silverton, OR 97381-1423

 

WASHINGTON

Sharing the Harvest Apple Packing
10/29/2016

Join Sharing the Harvest on thier apple packing day on Saturday, October 29th.  It is a great chance to get people involved with global mission and development and more deeply connected to the Covenant (We have 21 participating churches!).  We also work hard to make it a fun event with a great BBQ lunch, cider pressing, activities for the kids, and an opportunity to bag apples.  This is also an opportunity for folks to transport their apples back to their churches, which makes an impact on the entire project.

Wiley Heights Covenant Church, 12504 Gilbert Rd. Yakima, WA 98903

(509) 966-2383

www.sharing-the-harvest.com

www.facebook.com/SharingTheHarvest