Gary Brever, owner of Ploughshare Farm in Alexandria, (Pat from EFN with Gary in the field) created the idea of Harvest for the Hungry and worked with Pat at EFN to initiate the program. Gary has owned Ploughshare Farm for 10 years and operates 20 acres of certified organic produce with 375 CSA members. In addition to his customers, he works with donating to the Alexandria Outreach food shelf that serves 60 families a week.
Vicki at Outreach Food Shelf with Pat
“We really look forward to receiving fresh garden produce at our food shelf in Alexandria. To be able to offer a variety of locally grown vegetables helps fulfill our mission of providing a variety of nutritious foods to area households needing food assistance.” Michael Syverson, Manager of Outreach Food Shelf in Alexandria, MN
Where to get FINNEGANS and support these local organizations:
- Plaza Discount Liquor: 400 34th Ave W Alexandria, MN
- Downtown Liquor: 214 Broadway St Alexandria, MN
- Country Line Off Sale Liquor Store: 11535 Hwy 29 S Alexandria, MN
- Fat Daddy’s: 115 30th Ave East Alexandria, MN