Monday, June 1, 2015

Volunteers supporting GardenShare

Who is GardenShare?  A mostly volunteer driven organization, so we thought we'd take some space in this blog from time to time to highlight some of the great volunteers who make our work possible.  If you'd like to volunteer, please visit or get in touch with us!

Here's our first volunteer profile!

Name:  Anneke J. Larrance

Town of residence:  Canton

Role at GardenShare :  Board member and co-chair of Outreach and Education Committee

How long?  Began on the O&E committee in March, 2011.  I became a board member in January, 2014

Why I do what I do:  I believe everyone should have enough to eat.

Role outside of GardenShare:  Chair of the Methodist church Trustees, Board member of Grasse River Heritage,  Outreach Committee member at Grasse River Heritage, Master Gardener Volunteer, Mother, Grandmother, wife, Book Group Member, etc.

Hobbies:  gardening

Most recent accomplishment:  Organizing the planning and planting of two new perennial  beds at Cornell Cooperative Extension.

What has changed the most in your time at GardenShare?  We’ve sharpened our focus and energies to engage ourselves in the fight against hunger.

What has stayed the same?  The comradery and feeling that we’re all in this together.

Last read?  The Underground Girls of Kabul

If you were a superhero, what would your power be?  I’d be able to heal.

What one word would you use to describe yourself?  organized

Something about you that few people know:  I have three water gardens

What are you most proud of?  Organizing the first CROP Walk in Canton

What would I find in your refrigerator right now?  Watermelon, fresh green onions from my garden, cantaloupe, fresh eggs from my chickens, homemade dill pickles, a half-empty bottle of Pinot Grigio, assorted sodas and condiments.

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