While many hands make light work, many hearts make the difference. It takes a lot of heart to redefine food security in Blaine County, but fortunately, this community’s no slouch.
That’s why tomorrow, with wonder and awe, we honor the many people who address the challenges of hunger in Blaine County at our Farm Appreciation Party.
Your support has made a tremendous difference this year in the lives of our neighbors.
We invite you, the strong-hearted, community-minded, stop-at-nothing-to-do-the-right-thing people of Blaine County to celebrate your accomplishments. The party is tomorrow evening, Wednesday, September 13 at Bloom Community Farm.
Come on down and enjoy the music of Andrew Sheppard, light, harvest-fresh fare, drinks, and farm tours led by Bloom Youth Project interns, whose personal growth is soaring alongside the green rows of the farm.
Special thanks to D.L. Evans Bank for making the evening possible. Hope to see you there!
Read the full September 2017 newsletter here. Or, better yet, have it sent automatically to your in-box every month.
Jeanne Liston, executive director
FARM APPRECIATION PARTY
Wednesday, September 13 | 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Bloom Community Farm
South end of Quigley Farm, Hailey entry/access via Fox Acres Road, just past high school football field
Made possible by D.L. Evans Bank
Please email or call with questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-788-0121.
FROM THE FIELD
photo by Karen Bossick
The high yielding, feel good acre of Bloom Community Farm has been making headlines lately – particularly, our Volunteer for Veggies program.
In case you missed them, here are three great articles by our friends at Idaho Mountain Express, Eye on Sun Valley, and The Weekly Sun.
A farm is in full ‘Bloom’ near Hailey – by Mark Dee, Idaho Mountain Express
There’s more blooming at Bloom Community Farm than meets the eye – Karen Bossick, Eye on Sun Valley
Volunteer for Veggies (page 6) by Dana DuGan, The Weekly Sun
Volunteer for Veggies participants are partly to thank for this season’s healthy harvest, totaling over 4,300 lbs between Bloom Community Farm and The Hope Garden. Thanks to everyone who’s made these impressive yields possible!
Please note, there are new Volunteer for Veggies hours for September and October – Click here for current volunteer hours.