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Freeland Farm Donates Harvest to Maryland Charities


SOME SPECIAL GUESTS. JENNIFER: IN NORTHERN BALTIMORE COUNTY, THE FIRST FRUIT FARM IN FREELAND STARTED AS A BACKYARD GARDEN NOW MORE THAN 200 ACRES. THEY CULTIVATE SIX DIFFERENT CULTURES AND GIVE EVERYTHING FOR FREE, ALL IN THE NAME OF GOD AS PART OF THEIR MINISTRY. >> WE ARE AN ASBL, EVERYTHING IS GIVEN. WE DO NOT SELL ANYTHING. THIS YEAR WILL MAKE JUST OVER 2.5 MILLION POUNDS SINCE WE STARTED, WE HAVE MADE OVER 20 MILLION POUNDS. JENNIFER: FOOD GOES TO PANTRIES ACROSS THE REGION. THEY ARE ONE OF MARYLAND’S LARGEST FOOD BANK PROVIDERS AND IT NEEDS A LOT OF VOLUNTEERS TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN. ON THIS DAY, VOLUNTEERS FROM THE BALTIMORE RAVENS, M&T BANK AND OUR OWN HEARST FAMILY ARE HERE TO HELP FIRST GET SOME INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE LOADING INTO TRACTORS AND GOING TO THE FIELDS TO CHOOSE POTATOES. >> OUR PLAYERS REALLY CARE ABOUT THE COMMUNITY THAT SUPPORTS US ON SUNDAYS AND MATCHDAYS AND THESE ARE GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO DO SO. >> WE ALWAYS KNEW IT WAS MUCH MORE THAN OUR NAME ON THE SET TO MAKE BALTIMORE THE BEST IT CAN BE AND THEN WE GO OUT AND GET OUR HANDS DIRTY. PICK RAIN CAME DOWN IF YOU WANT TO VOLUNTEER ON THE FARM. YOU CAN FIND A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE.

First Fruits Farm in Baltimore County donates its entire harvest to charities in Maryland

Thursday’s rain didn’t stop more than 100 volunteers from picking potatoes at a local farm that will help feed families across the state. First Fruits Farm in northern Baltimore County began as a vegetable garden. Now, with over 200 acres, the farm grows six different crops and gives it all away for free. All in the name of God as part of their ministry. “We’re a non-profit. Everything is given. We’re not selling anything. This year we’ll make just over £2.5 million. I’ve made over £20,000,000,” Rick said. Bernstein, executive director of the farm. The farm sends its food to area pantries and is one of the largest suppliers to the Maryland Food Bank. And it takes a lot of volunteers to make it happen. On Thursday, volunteers from Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank and our own WBAL-TV/Hearst Television family volunteered to help by picking potatoes.”Our players really care about the community that supports us on Sundays and Holidays. game, and these are great opportunities to do so,” said Sashi Brown, president of the Baltimore Ravens. “We always knew it was so much more than our name. on the stadium. It’s about doing events like this together to make Baltimore the best it can be,” said Augie Chiasera, regional president of M&T Bank. I’m excited to get out and get my hands dirty, pick potatoes for a good cause, said 11 News reporter Mindy Basara. The volunteers definitely get their hands dirty, especially when the rain is falling. For those who don’t mind getting a little dirty and would like to volunteer, head over to the Farm Calendar’s online volunteer registration.

Thursday’s rain didn’t stop more than 100 volunteers from picking potatoes at a local farm that will help feed families across the state.

First Fruits Farm in northern Baltimore County began as a backyard garden. Now, with over 200 acres, the farm grows six different crops and gives it all away for free. All this in the name of God as part of their ministry.

“We are a non-profit organization. Everything is given. We do not sell anything. This year we will make just over 2.5 million pounds. Since we started, we have made over 20,000,000 pounds “said Rick Bernstein, the farm’s general manager.

The farm sends its food to area pantries and is one of the largest suppliers to the Maryland Food Bank. And it takes a lot of volunteers to make it happen. On Thursday, volunteers from the Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank and our own WBAL-TV/Hearst Television family volunteered to help by picking potatoes.

“Our players really care about the community that supports us on Sundays and game days, and these are great opportunities to do that,” said Sashi Brown, president of the Baltimore Ravens.

“We always knew it was about so much more than our name on the stadium. It’s about doing events like this together to make Baltimore the best it can be,” said Augie Chiasera, regional chairman. of M&T Bank.

“I’m excited to get out there and get my hands dirty, picking potatoes for a good cause,” said 11 News reporter Mindy Basara.

The volunteers definitely get their hands dirty, especially when the rain is falling. For those who don’t mind getting a little dirty and would like to volunteer, check out the farm’s online volunteer registration calendar.

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