Saturday, November 3, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon – Hands-On with Gaining Ground

Tour Gaining Ground’s fields and greenhouse, and help plant the last crop of the season, garlic! Learn more about this group’s mission of growing food for hunger relief with the help of volunteers of all ages and abilities. Gaining Ground grows organic vegetables and fruit with the help of hundreds of community volunteers and donates all of this fresh food to area meal programs and food pantries. Based in historic Concord, Massachusetts, Gaining Ground raises and distributes approximately 20,000 pounds of produce each growing season. Meet at Gaining Ground, 315 Virginia Road in Concord; park in the lot next to the sugar house. 9:00-noon; free. Water is available at the farm, reusable water bottles are encouraged.