Harvest Bee aids rural Akron family

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Friends and neighbors of a rural Akron farmer came together Wednesday afternoon to harvest his fields. Greg Breitbarth of rural Akron, passed away this summer. Greg’s daughter in law, Amanda, said some 55 people and their equipment turned out to help.

Amanda says Greg Breitbarth had several medical issues leading up to his passing.

The Breitbarth’s friends and neighbors organized the harvest bee.

The harvest bee covered a variety of acres.

Amanda said the harvesters covered a lot of ground in just a few hours.

The Breitbarths are grateful for the help from her neighbors and friends.