This is going to be a crazy week. We are in the full swing of getting ready to host a 5K Fun Run on the farm and at the same time open up for the Harvest Jubilee farm tours.
First, the 5K Fun Run. Jess Grant, for his Eagle Scout project, has been doing an amazing job of organizing this event. The logistics and thought that goes into a 5K is daunting to even the most seasoned event organizer, but to his credit, he started early and by all indications he will have a strong finish. Jess set a bold goal for this event: he wants to raise $10,000 to drill a well in Ukundu Town, Kenya with Crossway International.
The Klesick family and our farm have been longtime supporters of Crossway International. I could hardly resist the opportunity of hosting a fun run for our local community and at the same time blessing another local community in Africa.
Jess is really close to reaching his goal. If you would like to join us on this amazing adventure of good, come out to the farm and run or walk the race or donate online. Every dollar donated goes towards drilling this well. To register or donate, visit www.harvest5k.org.
Secondly, we will also be open for a fun U-pick/We-pick event this weekend during the Harvest Jubilee farm tours.
This year, I really over did it—I planted an acre of potatoes and an acre of winter squash. With the incredible spring and summer weather, it is a bumper crop and has to get in the barn. So, we will be harvesting potatoes all day Saturday and we invite you to harvest some for yourself and to help us harvest our own. Grab your farmer, boots and camera, and join us for some harvest fun during the Harvest Jubilee farm tours this weekend. Visit www.harvestjubilee.org for tour information.
Klesick Family Farm will be open for the Harvest Jubilee farm tours:
Friday, September 27: 1:00-5:00 p.m., U-pick
Saturday, September 28: 7:30 a.m., 5K Registration 9:00 a.m., 5K Fun Run 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., U-pick
Lastly, for the month of September, Klesick Family Farm will donate 50% of the value of new customer orders and 50% of the value of your next order if you refer a new customer, toward efforts for GMO labeling in the U.S.*
*Valid only for box of good orders (meat and non-food orders excluded). New/referred customers must receive their first delivery between 9/1/2013 and 9/30/2013. $5,000 maximum KFF donation.