BCFS looking for farm volunteers

The planting at the Farm at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf has already begun with garlic, and the nonprofit is currently seeking volunteers to help with the rest of the spring planting.

The Farm offers volunteers outdoor experiences with minimal risk, as the volunteer work can be done while practicing social distancing.

Individual volunteers, family units and small business groups are welcome to contact Dorothy at 218-444-6580 extension 23.

Last year, the Farm produced 9,000 pounds of produce that was distributed to local people in need.

Today is also the last day to contribute to the March Food Share event, which was extended to the end of April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bemidji Community Food Shelf is a participating food bank in the program.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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