Bureau Co. Farm Bureau shares the harvest

Donating Thanksgiving meals to the food pantry in Walnut on Nov. 5 are, left right, Bureau County Women’s Committee representative Beth Schultz; Walnut Food Pantry members Deanna Wilt, Stacy Gonigam, Linda Carr, Mary Joe Gothard, Carla Kerr, and Janet Heidenreich; and Young Leader Chair Gracelynn Dale. (Photo contributed)

WALNUT - Each year, one American farmer feeds 155 people. In recognition of their hard work, the Bureau County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee and the Young Leader Committee donated enough food to feed 155 people.

As Thanksgiving approaches, the committees expressed their appreciation for the farmers who feed us by donating 13 complete Thanksgiving Meals to the food pantry in Walnut. The donation included 13 turkeys, 26 cans of sweet potatoes, 26 cans of cranberry sauce, 13 boxes of instant potatoes, 13 packages of stuffing, 26 cans of green beans, 13 packages of rolls, 26 jars of apple sauce, 13 boxes of cake mix and 13 cans of frosting.


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