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Ontario Developer & Peterborough County Farmers in project to Alleviate Hunger

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Ontario Developer teams up with Peterborough County Farmers in project to Alleviate Hunger

For the first time the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is partnering with an Ontario builder in a project to alleviate hunger. Mason Homes, a Stouffville-based builder of homes is allowing Peterborough-area farmers access to a 100-acre parcel of land to grow crops for the Foodgrains bank.

A special information session on the project will be held on Thursday, March 28th at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church which is located at 1140 St. Paul’s Street. Guest speaker will be Julie Derksen who grew up on a grain farm in Saskatchewan. She is the Supporter Relations Manager with the Foodgrains Bank and will share more information on the Foodgrains Bank growing projects and in particular some highlights of her recent visit to Kenya where she saw firsthand the impact Canadian farmers are having in alleviating hunger in that region. The meeting is expected to last a little over an hour.

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