Helping people in the community 1 truck full of produce at a time

Helping people in the community 1 truck full of produce at a time

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Some Tri-Staters are providing for people in the community, one truckload of produce at a time.

It's part of a mission at Seton Harvest farm in Evansville. We're told the Daughters of Charity in Evansville started the project and have since helped hundreds of people around town.

"You know you don't think of people in need, needing produce but they do and we are able to offer that to them, " Seton Harvest Community Outreach Manager Julie Dietz said.

"I find it very rewarding to know that I am helping people get back on their feet, and I am helping other organizations in the area, " Farmer Joe Schalasky said.

From May to November farmers at Seton Harvest are busy tending to growing produce.

Last year, we're told more than 8,000 pounds was donated to shelters, food banks, and local church pantries.

There is a new hydroponic greenhouse at the farm this year.

We're told it was made possible with a grant from the Welborn Baptist Foundation Inc.

14 News also learned their mission is about much more than just providing the product, but educating people on how to store, clean and cook the produce.

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