You know – take a left by that one farm site with the old red barn, you’ll then see a John Deere 4840 in the field (because we can all read that from the road or know what it looks like with a single glance), take another left, you’ll see a small red flag in the road ditch and it’s just beyond that on the right side of the road. Putting on clean jeans every day, combing their hair daily or making sure they are clean shaven goes out the window during harvest. I grew up with my dad always telling me, “I won’t shave ‘til all the corn is in the bin.” Just accept they aren’t winning any beauty contests out there.Just learn the different fields and field names before harvest rolls around. When rain is in the forecast, it’s a race against the clock.
They have waited all summer to see how their hard work has paid off. They need your support, whether it’s visiting them in the field or making a quick “on the go” meal.In our services, our ministries, our music—in everything we do at Harvest, our passion and focus are to bring God glory through His Son Jesus Christ.Come be part of the live recording of a new album from Vertical Worship on Thursday, September 12.Or if they do, plan on an hour later than scheduled. No one wants a hungry farmer who has just worked an entire day on four hours of sleep.If you’re making meals for the field, stick with foods that are easy to eat where half of it won’t end up on their lap.
Lend a hand when you can and let them know you’re proud of the work they do (while secretly counting down the days until it’s over).