Hello Friends, Like so many of our favorite traditions, this year’s Annual Friendsgiving looks a little different than we’d like. Despite not being able to share space and food together with our old-fashioned, traditional potluck, we feel blessed to have spent so many memorable summer and fall days in the field with our community of … Continue reading Friendsgiving – 2020 Season Wrap-Up Video
🌻 Get to Know the Growers 🌻 Hope’s Harvest RI partners with various farms to glean crops, purchase surplus produce, and contract seasonally to grow for hunger relief. We wanted to highlight these farms so our audience and volunteers can get to know the growers and the land a little better! We will be gathering virtually to get to know one of our … Continue reading Meet the Farmer!
Get ready to get your blood flowing and join us for virtual yoga classes every Saturday through the months of April and May! Hope’s Harvest RI is hosting a nurturing Spring warm-up training series that prioritizes healthy movement and self-care, intended to help our community get ready to glean when our season starts up again in early summer. … Continue reading HHRI’s Spring Training Yoga Series
Join Hope’s Harvest for a facilitated discussion group on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 5:30pm to reflect on the essay The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance, by Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of the widely acclaimed book Braiding Sweetgrass.Before joining us, you’ll receive a link to read along while you listen to Kimmerer narrate her musings on the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the … Continue reading HHRI Serviceberry Discussion Group
Introducing Hope’s Harvest RI coloring pages! Originally commissioned as a fun group art project for our postponed Friendsgiving event, these were drawn for us by friend of the program Janice Gan, a multi-talented farmer at Big Train Farm. Inspired by the food that we have gleaned over the years, we unearthed our favorite ugly veggie photos from our archives – … Continue reading HHRI Coloring Pages
It’s spooky season, and Hope’s Harvest RI volunteers got a bit of a fright at the sight of strange aliens in the fields over the past two months “Are they protestors?” a volunteer asked, “What do they want?” “Why are they here?” The creatures you have seen on gleaning trips or on our social media … Continue reading There’s Something Strange in the Fields