Invites have already gone out for a Kickstarter Town Hall Meeting and birthday celebration for Germaine Jenkins and Steve Saltzman on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Town Hall topics include project updates, five-year visioning, insight from Board Chair, Kennae Miller, and special guests. The celebration and town hall are free for Kickstarter backers with a meal provided by Delicious Carolina Chef, Deljuan Murphy.
The event will be held at the North Charleston farm, 2008 Success Street,North Charleston, SC 29405. Seedlight Pictures Director, Bridget Besaw, and crew will be on hand to capture the festivities as part of a full-length documentary called Rooted: Food Justice in America, https://vimeo.com/344995546. A Zoom link will be made available to backers who cannot attend in person. RSVPs can be submitted to [email protected] by January 25, 2020.
Fresh Future Farm grows food to build strong communities. They apply a multi-prong strategy to address health, wealth and quality of life issues by creating jobs, micro-entrepreneurial opportunities that keep dollars circulating in underserved communities. For more information, visit http://www.freshfuturefarm.org. This nonprofit accepts SNAP (EBT) in addition to cash, debit and gift cards. Fresh Future Farm is proud to offer sliding scale pricing for people who qualify for the discount.
Information on volunteer workdays,gardening classes and other educational and social events can be found on their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages. The USDA farm store is open to the public Tuesday through Friday 11 am – 6 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm in winter and fall; noon – 7 pm Tuesday through Friday and Saturdays 7 am – 2 pm in spring and summer. If you would like more information, call Germaine at (843) 276-8552, or [email protected].