HarvestShare 2015

Our HarvestShare program offers an income-inclusive, Community Supported Agriculture program: fresh vegetables, fruit, and bread distributed each week for 24 weeks. Participants are also invited to enjoy our workdays, potlucks meals, workshops, cooking demonstrations, special events, and worship services. 

To register: Use the online registration form below, or download a registration form here.

WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
An abundant and diverse serving of fresh, sustainably-grown vegetables, fruit, and brick-oven bread. All produce will be priced and packed according to its comparable retail value at local farmers’ markets.  See our Harvest Calendar for more details.

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COST:
  • Full share: $25/week = $600* for the 24-week season, for approximately 8-10 items per box. Ideal for vegetable lovers or households of four or more.
  • Half share: $12.50/week = $300* for the 24-week season, for approximately 4-5 vegetables per box. Ideal for a couple or individual.
*Payments made through PayPal will include the processing fee: a full share through PayPal = $613.50, and a half share through PayPal = $306.90.

Installment plan:
Payments, including for donated shares, can be made through installments, by sending signed, post-dated checks. We will deposit each check at the beginning of each month. For information about the Installment Plan, Contact anathothgarden@gmail.com or Julia Sendor at (413) 884-5224.

 
SHARE THE HARVEST: Anathoth5
Please consider sharing the harvest by donating a full share or 
half share. Donated shares go to households referred to us by the Orange County WIC ProgramsWorld Relief Durham refugee support, Prospect Hill Community Health Center, churches, local Cedar Grove community members, and other HarvestShare members. All donated share costs are tax-deductible.

To refer a household for HarvestShare, contact us by March 15 at anathothgarden.org or (413) 884-5224.
 

PICK-UP SITES:

  • Durham: Wed., 5-8 p.m., Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham,  27701
  • Chapel Hill: Wed., 5-8 p.m., Orange United Methodist Church, 1220 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Chapel Hill,  27514
  • Chapel Hill: Wed., 5-8 p.m., 6 Davie Cir., Chapel Hill 27514
  • Hillsborough: Thurs., 5-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Hillsborough, 201 W. King St., Hillsborough, 27278
  • Cedar Grove: Sat., 1-3 p.m. (following community work day), 3005 Lonesome Rd., Cedar Grove 2723
* Members may contact Anathoth by phone or email with at least 24-hour notice if they will not be able to pick up their box, and we will gladly save the box to be picked up at another time or date (however, please do make this a habit). If you do not contact us, your box will be donated.


HARVESTSHARE PROGRAM GOALS:Anathoth2

  • Expand distribution of fresh, organic produce, ensuring food access for more food-insecure people in and around Cedar Grove.
  • Engage, educate, and empower local teenagers with the skills to grow and market food and work together collaboratively, through our Open Hands program and our partnership with Volunteers for Youth.
  • Connect urban and suburban people with rural needs and gifts, and vice versa.
  • Create an innovative and sustainable revenue stream which will allow Anathoth to deepen its mission and advance a model of an effective, faith-based community garden.

JOIN US!
Fill out the registration form below, or download a copy and send it anathothgarden@gmail.com or Anathoth Community Garden, PO Box 138, Cedar Grove, NC 27231. You can pay with a check (made out to Anathoth Community Garden) or through PayPal on our “Donate” page.  Purchases made through PayPal will include the processing fee: a full share through PayPal = $613.50 and a half share through PayPal = $306.90.


COMMUNITY WORKDAYS:
We encourage all HarvestShare participants to share the work of growing the produce for at least two workdays throughout the season, which should include joining us for a potluck meal (so bring a dish to share) and, often, cooking demonstrations, pizza parties, music, poetry readings, and other forms of fun. Workdays are Saturdays 9-1, followed by a potluck meal, and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m., followed by a potluck meal.

The purpose is to fellowship with one another, not merely to pick up a box. We will say a prayer of thanksgiving for the food together before it is distributed and the potluck meal is shared.

Our Mission

Cultivating peace by using good food and sustainable agriculture to connect people with their neighbors, the land, and God.

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