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Winter Box of Hope Subscription

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The Winter Box of Hope service will begin on November 3, 2020 and end November 24, 2020. Every box will be filled with fresh, delicious vegetables grown at Walnut Grove Vocational Farm and feature local farmers and their products. Each week the vegetables in your box will vary. Some items you will find in your box may include beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, garlic, kale, lettuce, onions, potatoes, radishes, leeks, and other surprises. Each box is sold separately. You can purchase one or all four. The Winter Boxes of Hope will be delivered each week to your home. Deliveries are available to residents of Cortland, DeKalb, Genoa, Kingston, Kirkland, Malta, Maple Park, and Sycamore.

  • Week 1 - Tuesday, November 3 - This box will include an assortment of fresh vegetables from WGVF, 1 pound of frozen ground beef from Family Farm Meats, 1/4 peck of apples from Jonamac Orchard and winter squash from Klein's Quality Produce. 
  • Week 2 - Tuesday, November 10 - This box will include an assortment of fresh vegetables from WGVF, 1 pound of honey from Charter Honey, 1/4 peck of apples from Jonamac Orchard and winter squash from Enchanted Valley Farm.
  • Week 3 - Tuesday, November 17 - This box will include an assortment of fresh vegetables from WGVF, 1 dozen eggs from Baeder Farms, 1 pound of frozen breakfast sausage from Family Farm Meats, 1/4 peck of apples from Jonamac Orchard and winter squash from Klein's Quality Produce.
  • Week 4 - Tuesday, November 24 - This box will include an assortment of fresh vegetables from WGVF, 1 homemade apple pie from Klein's Quality Produce, 1/4 peck of apples from Jonamac Orchard and winter squash from Enchanted Valley Farm.

Our Box of Hope program is comprised of several components:

  • DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) trains individuals with developmental disabilities in the horticultural and agricultural fields at our Walnut Grove Vocational Farm (WGVF) located in Kirkland. The farm is where the vegetables for our Boxes of Hope are grown, prepared and packaged by WGVF participants. 
  • WGVF participants learn skills that will help them gain experience for employment and ensure a productive place for young adults with disabilities in the community. 

Each growing season, DCCG, grows and distributes thousands of pounds of fresh produce for local individuals and families in need. Box of Hope subscribers provide revenue which goes to support DCCG's efforts to provide food in DeKalb County. To donate a Box of Hope, simply select "Please donate this box to a family in need" under the "This Box of Hope is for" field above.