Lancaster County Little League helps harvest corn for food bank

Lancaster County Little League players and their families display their harvest. Photo by Amy Forrester

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Giving back to the community was the lesson learned last week when 40 volunteers harvested sweet corn near Lively at Holyoke Farm.

Lancaster County Little League players, coaches, parents and board members spent just over an hour July 15 picking nearly 6,000 pounds of sweet corn for donation to the Healthy Harvest Food Bank in Warsaw.

Farmers Ronnie Forrester and Dwight Forrester have been planting corn for donation to the food bank for 10 years. Over the years, volunteer pickers have come from…