Our team at Heritage Farms produce strives to connect the voice between our grower and consumers. Through community involvement, we are able to do just that while also engaging the youth in agriculture. Join us as we fight to stop hunger
Gleaning with PBA
January 15, 2018
A group of 35 Palm Beach Atlantic students participated in one of our gleaning events for their MLK Day of Service. Through our partnership with CROS Ministries and the Society of St. Andrews, the students were able to glean 21-25,000 servings of fresh produce to give back to local food banks.
Thank A Farmer Day
January 27, 2018
The South Florida Fair hosted a "Thank a Farmer Day" for local farmers. Our growers, Buddy McKinstry and Rick Roth participated in the event. They interacted with visitors and handed out free t-shirts and backpacks. We are thankful for our farmers everyday and the opportunity to connect directly with the community.
Central Palm Beach Leadership Tour
March 23, 2018
This past Friday, March 23rd, we hosted the Central Palm Beach Leadership class. Friday was their agricultural day and we were thankful to be a part of their schedule. Tagging along was an FFA group from Iowa and Florida FFA's State Vice President. The groups received first hand experience of field to fork by touring our Cabbage field and packinghouse. Thank you to our growers, Buddy McKinstry and Rick Roth for leading the cabbage field and packinghouse tour.
Gleaning with Fresh From Florida
April 3rd, 2018
On April 3rd, Fresh From Florida's Chef Paula Kendrick and Food Recovery Specialist Melanie Mason visited our farm. The two gleaned Napa Cabbage and Iceberg with CROS Ministries and their volunteers. Melanie and Paula used the gleaned items for a cooking demonstration the following day. Chef Paula hosted a yummy cooking demonstration at The Lighthouse Cafe with our Napa Cabbage and Iceberg. Thank you Melanie, Paula, CROS Ministries and The Lighthouse Cafe for supporting local farmers!
Pahokee Elementary School's 5th Grade Class Tour
May 14, 2018
This past Monday, we hosted six students from Pahokee Elementary School's 5th grade class. The students are working on their IB Exhibition Project that must be completed before moving onto middle school. Their mentor, Donna Cohick, said they chose agriculture and focused it on "How farming and agriculture impact our community." We were happy to serve as the last stop on their agricultural exhibition tour. These students are making an impact on this world one project at a time!
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