God’s Little Acre: Feeding the Hungry According to a recent report by the United Nations, it will cost $267 billion dollars a year to eliminate global hunger by 2030. That is only .3% of the world’s economic output in 2014. In the last four years, with only $80,000 and a team of volunteers, God’s Little Acre, a farm in Surrey, BC, Canada has given away over $510,000 worth of...Read More
God’s Little Acre has been chosen to be 93.7 JRfm’s Charity of the Month for August...Read More
“A very special farm. Dawn Chubai visits God’s Little Acre – the source of thousands of pounds of fresh veggies grown for local food banks.”Read More
“A Metro Vancouver farm that grows crops almost entirely for food banks says a lack of volunteers has left produce rotting in the field.
Jas Singh of the God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey expects to produce 200,000 pounds of vegetables this summer, including corn, potatoes and carrots, but without enough hands to help harvest the crops, much of it is already going to waste.”Read More
“Jas Singh has been growing crops for Lower Mainland Food Banks for three years.
His farm has grown so much in that time that he is now watching some of his product rot in the ground or become overgrown with weeds due to lack of help.
If you want to come out and help him help others — people are welcomed to help pick and weed crops on Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. to dark and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at God’s Little Acre, 16582 – 40th Avenue, Surrey.”Read More
“A Surrey farmer who donates his crops to charity says he needs more volunteers this year because the harvest is more than he can handle.
Jas Singh says he plans to give much of his 120,000-kilogram harvest to food banks in the Lower Mainland, but rows of vegetables are already starting to rot.”Read More
“Now in year three, God’s Little Acre farm has grown to 34 acres and is expected to yield a crop of 265,000 pounds. The bounty, which includes carrots, red potatoes, green beans, mixed squash and cucumber, will be dispersed to several Lower Mainland food banks.
There’s only one problem: more hands are needed to pick the vegetables before they spoil.”Read More
“With a borrowed backhoe and donated lumber, a greenhouse is being built for God’s Little Acre, the South Surrey farm that grows produce for the needy.”Read More
Our leader (every tribe needs a leader), Jas Singh, recently sat down for an interview. If you don’t know the whole history of Jas and God’s Little Acre, this interview paints a beautiful picture of the inspiration for the farm.Read More
On September 5th, Jas talked to Rick Cluff from The Early Edition on CBC Radio. You can listen to the interview online or download the podcast. The interview starts around the 2:19:40 mark. Enjoy!Read More