Missouri Division

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07.22.20 | Jennifer Alrashdi

Members of Post C in Springfield and Post K in Chillicothe harvested potatoes from the Victory Garden sponsored by Second Baptist Church in Springfield. E.L. Reed drove the 1920 Massey Harris potato digger and harvested 541 pounds of potatoes that were donated to the Grand Oaks Mission and the Ozarks Food Harvest which covers 28 counties in Southwest Missouri. Last year this garden yielded 50,000 pounds of produce, including corn, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, okra, cabbage, sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, and zucchini. The group of approximately 20 volunteers said it was a fun community service project, especially being able to use the antique equipment.

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Pictured left to right: Around the tractor is Ken Boatright, Ruthie Geraci and Larry Voris; and on the digger is E.L. Reed being pulled by Ruthie Geraci driving the tractor.

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