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Volunteer cucumber baggers tell their stories

April, 2017

Delegates and visitors at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla., spent part of May 1 sorting and repackaging cucumbers that have been gleaned and will be distributed to local food ministries by the Society of St. Andrew. Adding a bag to the growing pile is Leo Limona from Village Chapel United Methodist Church in Asheville, Ohio. A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

Delegates and visitors at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla., spent part of May 1 sorting and repackaging cucumbers that have been gleaned and will be distributed to local food ministries by the Society of St. Andrew. Adding a bag to the growing pile is Leo Limona from Village Chapel United Methodist Church in Asheville, Ohio.

by Art McClanahan
May 1, 2012

Some of the volunteers who came to the General Conference site to help bag the 41,000 pounds of cucumbers tell why they came.