Prayer to open Heritage Farm growing season

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Churches in Partnership, a team of volunteers from several local Presbyterian churches, will host a ground blessing to kick off its summer community gardening to benefit the Clark County Food Bank.

The event is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. There will be prayer and a brief talk about the project.

Churches in Partnership is a project of St. John’s Presbyterian in Camas and First Presbyterian and Columbia Presbyterian in Vancouver. But you don’t need to be a church member — everyone is welcome to participate in the food bank farming project. Last year’s yield was 8.05 tons of vegetables for the Clark County Food Bank.

For more information about community gardening at Heritage Farm, visit http://www.clark.wa.gov/farm or call 360-798-0489.