The Montgomery County Farm Bureau gave over 150 pounds of McGuire Family Farms chicken to Community Action Mission Project in Farmersville for families in need this Thanksgiving. CAMP began in 1998 to meet the ever increasing needs of the residents of Farmersville, Germantown and New Lebanon in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Each year, CAMP distributes Thanksgiving Box meals to those in need. Montgomery County Farm Bureau has a commitment to support our farm and food community. There is no better way to accomplish that goal than to purchase from a local farm and donate to our local food bank. For instance, we are grateful for the opportunity to work with McGuire Family Farms from Germantown for this project.

You may be asking yourself why chickens instead of the iconic turkey meal for Thanksgiving. Research shows that one in five families will only have two or more people to serve Thanksgiving dinner to. Consequently, most of those families do not have the equipment to cook a large turkey. CAMP including chicken in their Thanksgiving Box meals ensures that all families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal. 

Do you want to be involved in our service projects in the future? You can send us a message at [email protected] and we will get you plugged in!

If you would like more information about CAMP, you can find it here!

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Bethany Starlin

Hocking County Farm Bureau

Available scholarships
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.
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Matt Aultman

Darke County Farm Bureau

Leadership development
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.
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Jenna Gregorich

Coshocton County Farm Bureau

Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.
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Mandy Way

Way Farms

Business Solutions
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.
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Jaclyn De Candio

Clark County Farm Bureau

Young Ag Professionals program
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.
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Austin Heil

Hardin County Farm Bureau

Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
So many of the issues that OFBF and its members are advocating for are important to all Ohioans. I look at OFBF as an agricultural watchdog advocating for farmers and rural communities across Ohio.
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Mary Smallsreed

Trumbull County Farm Bureau

Advocacy
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