Route 54 annual harvest food give-away helps cut costs for Thanksgiving dinner

Volunteering knows no age. Gracie Hill, is taking after her grandmother Kris Hill volunteering Saturday (Oct 8) and found herself wrestling with a ton of potatoes at Route 54 Variety and Gas’s annual Harvest Festive Food Give away.

Fun and lots of food at annual Harvest Festival By Lynda Powless Editor Weather hasn’t stopped it over the past five years. Not even Covid-19 stood a chance. So sunny skies Saturday (Oct. 8, 2022) were a welcome sign for the annual Route 54 Variety and Gas Harvest Festival Food Give-away. Cars and trucks were lined up down Highway 54 for what has become an annual Thanksgiving event. At Route 54 Gas Variety and Gas family and volunteers were rushing to get bags loaded with just about every kind of locally grown vegetable you could need for your Thanksgiving feast. Potatoes, squash, tomatoes, garlic, onions, apples, and cabbage filled the wagon. Volunteers packed up a bag and handed it out in the drive-thru event. For some of those in line…

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