20140901 - Corn Harvest Food Pantries (KG) - nwherald

Hnews_adv_Corn_Harvest_12.jpg

Kyle Grillot - Kgrillot@shawmedia.com

M.J. Towne of Crystal Lake divides corn into burlap sacks, each with five dozen ears of sweet corn to be donated to all of the McHenry County food pantries. The Bartman family has donated 3 acres of his land to be used for the cropon Monday, September 1, 2014. Around 125 bags of corn were collected this year, with the help of around 20 volunteers, approximately 7,500 ears of corn were collected.