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Medicine Hat
Prairie Gleaners
11502 Range Road 63
Cypress County, AB

Another exiting opportunity for Rotarians to once again get out in the Community and to volunteer at Prairie Gleaners.  Please note that this is a members only event this time.

In order for Prairie Gleaners to be prepared for us, EVERYONE that wants to participate MUST sign up in advance (NO walk ins please – if you haven’t registered in advance, please don’t attend)

DEADLINE for Registration is end of day Friday, October 22nd.

Clothing / Supplies Requirements

  • Please wear work appropriate clothing (closed toe sturdy shoes and items that can be easily laundered). 
    • It’s not anticipated they will get soiled, but it’s a functional plant so water, spills, and dust etc. will happen. 
    • Temperatures in the Plant can vary from time to time so please be prepared
  • All other supplies including aprons, gloves and knives supplied on sit

Covid-19 Information

  • As required by the Government of Alberta, masks are mandatory while working at the Plant.
  • It is understandable that some may have ongoing concerns with group activities during these unusual times – if you feel this way, you may wish to skip this visit this time around.
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY – If you’re feeling even a tiny bit unwell, PLEASE stay home

Day's Schedule

  • 8:30AM - 8:45AM - Meet as a group in the break room area at Prairie Gleaners Plant - 11502 Range Road 63, Cypress County, Alberta  -- BRIEF GENERAL OVERVIEW led by Dan
  • 9:00AMDuties and any necessary training to be assigned based on the Plant needs of the day – We may all be assigned a similar task i.e. bagging as in the past
  • 10:00AM +/- There will be a multi-function bio/refreshment break mid-morning
  • Time of departure can vary based on what types of activities are planned by the Gleaners for the day, number of volunteers, amount of produce on hand, etc. but wrap up to take place no later than 12:00 noon

Location Help

There is a map on their website – The site is the former Cypress Packers Plant - There are signs both when heading west on Township Road #120 past the Co-op Ag Centre and West of Desert Blume or you can also access off Hiway #3 at Township Road 121A