20140901 - Corn Harvest Food Pantries (KG) - nwherald


Kyle Grillot - Kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Gary Christ (left) and Iona Dillon, 11, both of Crystal Lake work to fill burlap sacks each with five dozen ears of sweet corn to be donated to all of the McHenry County food pantries on Monday, September 1, 2014. The Bartman family has donated 3 acres of his land to be used for the crop. Around 125 bags of corn were collected this year, with the help of around 20 volunteers, approximately 7,500 ears of corn were collected.