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Community effort extends from sandlot to corn field

Corn pickers from left are (front row) Anton Mironov, Corbin Marsh and Sara Forrester; (next row) Issy Bishop, Ethan Marsh, James Forrester, Brendan Beuchelt, Jet Crandall, Nate George, Grafton Forrester, Kim Crockett and Le’Aria Kelley; (next row) Dwight Forrester and Amy Forrester.

Lancaster County Little League players, along with parents and Youth Club of Lancaster County board members, recently picked 3,413 pounds of sweet corn to donate to the Healthy Harvest Food Bank in Warsaw.

The food bank serves six counties in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. Dwight Forrester of Holyoke Farms Inc. in Alfonso organizes the annual effort.

Forrester, who serves as president of the youth club, plants a corn crop each year specifically for harvest for the food bank.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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