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Volunteer at Forgotten Harvest Farm - MAC gives back!

Shelly B @shellyb1

Forgotten Harvest Farms - Fenton, MI
9153 Major Rd

Sat, Jun 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Save the date! MAC gives back by volunteering at Forgotten Harvest farms in Fenton, Michigan. The farm grows fresh produce which is distributed to local charities - providing fresh and nutritious food to many who otherwise couldn't afford it. Check out the story of the farm here: https://youtu.be/I9rSLHvl2tg We'll be helping the farm team with some of their farm tasks - wear your work clothes and closed toe shoes - put on some sun screen. Bring a hat and some work gloves if you have them, and water is always good. The farm team will give us tasks when we show up - tasks vary depending upon weather and season. The farm is just one of Forgotten Harvest's many projects - Forgotten Harvest is a non-profit organization that focuses on distribution of perishable foods to local food banks and other organizations. They deliver 138,000 pounds of surplus food to local charities six day a week - often perishable items that would otherwise be thrown away. You can find more details about Forgotten Harvest on their website - www.forgottenharvest.org Come join us as MAC gives back to the local community! Note - Forgotten Harvest requests each attendee to pre-register, and has some guidance about clothing. To pre-register and see guidance: 1. Click on the link: https://forgottenharvest.galaxydigital.com/need/joinTeam/?hash=lpdQC4/u5b5k25iQvjgNMmWygaCnxsc9XP2PDi2FgBRZfG1/NdhcsnT9i8tf LhLN myif7MyLh1OqMoxenY8w== 2. Login: Enter email and password OR click on “haven’t signed up yet” – Follow instructions 3. Click to read volunteer waiver 4. Check box “I have read and agree to the volunteer waiver” 5. Click on JOIN TEAM In case of difficulties with registration, contact Forgotten Harvest directly at lsetera@forgottenharvest.org After the volunteer event, those who are interested for lunch can join at the Fenton Fire Hall (http://fentonfirehall.com/#home) - a fire station converted into a BBQ restaurant, but with lots of other things on the menu. Looks to be a cool place with good reviews - we can check it out together. Address is 201 South Leroy Street, Fenton, MI 48430 .