Hear Ye, hear ye Creston Area residents! Fresh Press News!
I just got wind of this wonderful event and wanted to share it with any interested readers! Fields Forward in partnership with the the amazing Creston Valley Harvest Share, will be pressing some of it’s apple harvest to donate to local schools in the Creston Area for fundraising or meal programs!
For anyone who is interested in supporting this event, check out the contact information listed in the poster. Otherwise see this press release for more details:
“There is the upcoming Press Fest that is happening October 4th to benefit schools (see attached poster). Fields Forward is pressing 10,400 lbs of apples and pears into 5 L vacuumed sealed and shelf stable boxes. You can use these boxes as fundraisers or as part of your meal program. To benefit, each school needs to be present on October 4th to receive their boxes of apple juice. Bring some students, have a field trip. We will be meeting at 2812 Erickson Road –1-4 October 4th. Please confirm that you would like to participate.”
About Jesse Willicome
Raised all over the Creston Area, from Yahk to Lower Kootenay Band to Canyon, Jesse Willicome is an an adventurer who loves hiking, rock-climbing, full-moon snow-shoe trips up Kootenay Pass, and travelling the globe. As an active community member he is also a board member of Wildsight Creston and vice-president of the Trails for Creston Valley Society. When he’s at home, he can most likely be found listening to CBC radio, stoking the woodstove, drinking a strong espresso, and writing about local agriculture in the Creston & Kootenay area.