Harvest 2019

IHartHarvest, Inc. – The Potato Project - In 2019

What Happened From The Field in 2019

Summation of fresh grown produce numbers in 2019 Harvests, all donated to local hungry neighbors in need:

  • SWEET CORN: 6,168 Pounds,

  • CARROTS: 5,056 Pounds,

  • POTATOES: 58,304 Pounds,

69,528 Pounds Total

Wet weather conditions stifled the potato and carrot crops this year. Overall the harvest season is considered as our most challenged ever.

  • We reached a calculated 11,660 families, being 29,150 souls in the region with that circulated harvest in 2019. (Inclusive for Sweet Corn & Carrots)

  • This harvest being valued at: $52,841.28 @ $.76/pound.

  • Harvest of Field Corn and Soybeans help start the 2020 Budget Season which is our 12th year of charitable operations.

  • 138 volunteers came in April to help cut Seed Potatoes for the 2019 Planting Season, 50 were Air Products Session.

  • 494 volunteers came to help with Harvest for Sweet Corn in July/August, through Carrots & Potatoes in Fall. 123 volunteers were in the Alvernia Session alone last Fall.

Well Done Everyone !

Kennebec Seed Potatoes were provided by Ed Shenk of Weaver's Ace Hardware Fleetwood! Please frequent WEAVER'S!

Fertilizer for the potatoes was provided by Albright's Mill, Gary Wessner & Family, Kempton! Please frequent ALBRIGHT'S!