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From a food drive in March to the final day of harvest in late Oct., 2020 has been an unusual year for the Cleveland County Potato Project. We didn't know we could conduct a food drive until COVID-19 created a need to feed people affected by the virus. With the help of many volunteers and super ma...

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We are scheduled to receive 20,000 lbs of sweet potatoes on Fri morn at 8:30. They will be delivered to Washington Missionary Baptist Church located on Stoney Point Rd. Stoney Point runs between Waco and Hwy 74. At this point we will box up potatoes for the Salvation Army and leave some for Was...

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In an attempt to improve our financial situation, Pete McGinnis has created a "GoFundMe" account for the Cleveland County Potato Project. There is a stated goal of $5000.00 but we could use more. To date $600.00 has been contributed. We thank the donors and hope that this will become a popular...

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This is the update everyone has been looking for - announcing the beginning of white potato planting season.

Our 8th season of trying to grow potatoes starts Friday, Mar3, at the Travis Mangum farm off Kings Rd in Shelby. Bus loads of Jr. Civitan members, students, North Shelby School students,...

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ALL: Come one, come all, to the 2017 Potato Project Dinner on Thurs. 26 at 6 pm. at the Baptist Men's Work Camp on Sharpton Rd, (just of South Lafayette St. in Shelby. This is the same site we have used for the past several years. Early weather forecast is dry with high temp. of 54.

Cost will b...

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