PROJECT 2018

 2018 - Our 10th Season

Helping Neighbors In Need

We grow fresh food and give it all away to neighbors in need. 267,434 pounds in 2017 donated.

 
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IHartHarvest, Inc. – The Potato Project - In 2017
   What Happened From The Field in 2017:

The NUMBERS are IN for 2017s Harvest.
  • SWEET CORN: 6,919 Pounds,
  • CARROTS: 30,607 Pounds,
  • POTATOES: 229,694 Pounds,
  • WATERMELON: 751 Pounds. 
  • 267,971 Pounds Total - ALL FOR LOCAL HUNGRY NEIGHBORS IN NEED.
  • We  reached a calculated 46,000 families, being 115,000 souls in the region with that circulated harvest in 2017. We surpassed 1 Million Pounds of Food Donated since 2009, during the 2017 season.
  • This harvest in 2017 being valued at: $203,657.96 @ $.76/pound.
  • We harvested 5,000 bushels of Field Corn in 2017, all rendered to Albright's Mill, to help start the 2018 Budget Season which will be our 10th year of charitable operations.
  • 183 volunteers came in April to help cut Seed Potatoes for the 2017 Planting Season.
  • 663 volunteers came to help with Harvest for Sweet Corn in August through Carrots & Potatoes in Fall.
  • 846 Volunteers in all
  • We left unharvested: 16 rows at Miller's Plot being about 8,500 pounds of Potatoes, and over 1 Acre of Carrots about 30,000 pounds or more at the Heritage Center.

All for local hungry neighbors in need.

Well Done Everyone !


 April 2017 Seed Potato Cutting Clip

April Seed Potato Cut Clip

 How we Plant in 2017

Planting Cabbage w/new Transplanter

 How We Harvest Carrots 2017

Harvesting Carrots

 September Tater Harvest w/AlverniaU & Friends 2017

Big Harvest Weekend AlverniaU & Friends

Our Origin Is As A Faith Based Ministry - The Potato Project:
 
 1. Respond to the hearing direction of Jesus' Word and Action, in our serving action, to help our neighbor in need, in offering food from the land we have been given to manage, out of what we possess, and can do, in our time, and by our hands. - `Listen to Him’, through the power of The Holy Spirit.
 
2. "What may not be understood," it is said, "and what we must understand, is that the work that we do is not about the physical things that we build, or the credit, notoriety, or even accolades we may garner. The work that we do is about the one thing that neither any civil war nor anything else can ever destroy. Everything, in restoration, that we do as a missionary work, everything, comes down to building relationships. Relationships between ourselves and others, and relationships between GOD and God's people, is that which matters, alone."
 
3. ‘What it may take a lifetime to build in good, someone can destroy in a minute - build anyway.’

  Matthew 25:35-36, 40; For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’ And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’


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