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. 


Somonauk, IL Harvest Celebration

The Somonauk IL Growing Project's harvest celebration will be held October 21st.  The celebration will begin with a worship service at 10:00 CDT.  Please join us at:

11625 County Line Rd.
Somonauk IL 60552

Polo, IL Growing Project

The Polo, IL Growing Project's harvest celebration begins with a lunch at 11am on October 21st at

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


Ashley, IN Growing Project and Overseas Guests

The overseas guests from FRB's Myanmar Chin program will be speaking at the Ashley, IN Growing Project's harvest celebration.  Please join us on October 28th from 10am to 1pm to listen to them and to enjoy a pitch-in lunch, trunk or treat, corn shucking contest and antique farm equipment display.

Pleasant Chapel Church
1993 Co Rd 8
Ashley, IN 46705

If you're hoping to hear the overseas guest speak and can't make it to this harvest celebration, the guests will also be speaking at a Columbia, MO harvest celebration on October 15th.  Please click on this link to learn more.


Portage UCC Climax, MI Growing Project

Please join the Portage UCC Climax Gorwing Project's harvest celebration on October 22nd from 12-2:30 at the Collver Farm:  13385 East P Avenue Climax, Michigan.  Following are the details.

Welcome - Keith Ball, Growing Project Leader, Rural Churches
Blessing of Meal - Pastor Beverly Williams, Climax-Scotts UMC
Recognition - Bill Pierce, PUCC Growing Project Leader
Honoring - Gil & Lila Collver, the Meyers Family - Jo Ann, Doug & Theresa

Enjoy lunch! Frank & Susie Bowman, Bowman’s BBQ, Climax MI
Freewill Offering (basket)

Enjoy entertainment!
Wasepi Blue Grass & Gospel Singers
Dan Smith “One Man Band”

Enjoy the afternoon!
Combine Rides! (Please form a line at the field’s edge; attendants will help you on
and off the combine.) Please supervise children!

The Animals!
Oxen Team — “Castor” & “Pollux”
Tillers International — Ryan DeRamus & Ivy Pagliori
Rabbits, chickens & ducks — Gary & Kelly Majewski
Calves — Rich & Dawn Myers
Nubian Goats — Sandy Walters



Yakima, WA Growing Project

Please joing the Yakima, WA Growing Project's harvest celebration for a bbq and apple picking on October 28th at 11:00 am at

Wiley Heights Covenant Church
12504 Gilbert Rd
Yakima, WA 98903