Community Harvest Project to host Harvest Home Festival


Community Harvest Project to host Harvest Home Festival
The Harvest Home Family Festival attendees check out the apple cannon in this 2021 photo. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz)

GRAFTON – Community Harvest Project invites the community to the Harvest Home Festival and 5K on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grafton farm, 37 Wheeler Road. 

This year’s festival raises funds for and promotes awareness of CHP’s mission to engage and educate volunteers to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for hunger relief.

Harvest Home Festival and 5K is a rain-or-shine event featuring live music, children’s activities, animals, online auction, hay wagon rides, apple cannons and pumpkin catapults. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. 

“This year’s Harvest Home Festival and 5K promises to be a great day as we commemorate the work our team and volunteers do to grow the over 250,000 pounds of food CHP distributed to our hunger relief partners in 2023. We invite everyone in the community to celebrate with us,” said Executive Director Tori Buerschaper. 

Schedule of Events

10:15 a.m. – 5K Registration & Check-In

11 a.m. – 5K Begins & Festival Opens

11:15 a.m. – Kids Fun Run

12 p.m. – Live Music Featuring the Big-League Collective

12:30 p.m. – Pumpkin Trebuchets/Apple Cannons Start

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.Food and Beverages Available for Purchase

There will be an adoption event with Safe with Us animal rescue, lawn games, children’s activities, hay wagon rides, online auction, CHP merchandise tent and more.

Admission to the festival is $10 (children under 5 are free). 5K runners can register online, and registration fee includes admission to the festival. Check for updated information.

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