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The Chesley Kinsmen 2020 Crop Project

Nov 19, 2020 Christine Stahl

Men standing near corn field

What happens when you take a club committed to serving their community, a passionate teacher, a good piece of land and the partnership and sponsorship of many local businesses? Magic. Or more specifically a fantastic project that teaches young people agricultural skills, provides fresh produce to local markets and acts as a fundraiser to benefit the local community. 

The Chesley Kinsmen Crop Project uses farmland to grow a variety of crops with some of the input costs being donated by local businesses and most of the sale of the crop harvest being donated to the Chesley Kinsmen Club, which ultimately serves the local community. 

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