Federation of Southern Cooperatives
Land Assistance Fund


 

The Federation/LAF Food Give-Away
"40th Anniversary Celebration Initiative"

On Friday, July 27, 2007 at 10:00 AM members of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives distributed watermelons, peas, okra, tomatoes and other vegetables grown by Alabama farmers in partnership with Greater Birmingham Ministries at 2304 12th Avenue North in Birmingham, Alabama.

This food distribution to low income people is part of the Federation’s 40th anniversary celebration which includes our upcoming Annual Meeting on August 16 to 18, 2007 in Alabama.

Recipients line up for food at the Greater Birmingham Ministries
Recipients line up for food at the Greater Birmingham Ministries
Federation/LAF staff member Aiice Paris and volunteer assistant pack beans for distribution.
Federation/LAF staff member Aiice Paris and volunteer assistant pack beans for distribution.
Alabama farmer Eugene Hall cuts watermelon for tasting
Recipients observe produce
Recipient leaves site with his produce
Recipient selects her watermelon
Beans displayed for give-away - relatively few left!!!
Federation Director Ralph Paige and Greater Birmingham Ministeries Director Scott Douglas interviewed by the press
Recipient tastes watermelon
Farmer Eugene Hall along with Ralph Paige and Scott Douglas interviewed by the press
Tasting watermelon!!!
Scott Douglas assistng
To receive our e-mail updates,
please send us your e-mail address!!!

RETURN TO HOME PAGE