Benefitting Dare to Care Food Bank
Dare to Care Food Bank is a local nonprofit agency seeking to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need.
The Fall Festival drew over 10,000 attendees in 2016! As we prepare for another successful event, our small farm staff needs your help to support Dare to Care Food Bank.
Dare to Care Volunteers receive a free Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival t-shirt and free parking at the festival.
Dare to Care Volunteers help Festival guests participate in fun activities including:
* Pumpkin Patch * Corn Maze * Hay Rides * Silk Dyeing *
* Fish Pond * Bottle Toss * Mural Boards * and more! *
Supporting Our Community
The Fall Festival celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2017 and we welcome Dare to Care Food Bank as our primary beneficiary. Dare to Care Food Bank is a local nonprofit agency with a mission to lead the community in feeding the hungry and conquering the cycle of need.
Proceeds from the 10th annual Fall Festival will benefit Dare to Care Food Bank and Foxhollow Farm’s Outreach Program, which includes continuing our series of Maryhurst field trips to the farm. Dare to Care Food Bank will use the funds from the Fall Festival to increase their clients’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables, which can be difficult for struggling families to acquire. Dare to Care Food Bank plans to distribute at least 6.6 million pounds of fresh produce in the next year, through their network of more than 300 local social service agencies, such as food pantries, shelters and emergency kitchens. We are happy to partner with Dare to Care Food Bank to benefit the community, from farm to food bank to family.
A Little History
Our mother and daughter proprietors, Janey and Maggie, started this festival nine years ago with a few friends and a lot of hope. That first year, 100 people came to drink hot cider and listen to a boys choir sing on a warm autumn afternoon.
Since its humble beginnings, the Fall Festival has benefitted numerous local community groups and nonprofits, most notably Maryhurst, a nonprofit agency for abused and neglected children, to whom we have donated more than $100,000 during the course of our partnership. Donations from the Fall Festival have fully funded an educational raised bed garden on the Maryhurst campus and supported clinical interventions that help the abused and neglected youth of Maryhurst heal and regain a sense of hope and self worth. We look forward to continuing our community support with Dare to Care Food Bank this year.