Terms of Participation

  • The mission of Salem Harvest is to feed hungry families by harvesting food that would go to waste. Consistent with this mission, harvested produce which I take home will go to children or homeless, unemployed, elderly or low-income individuals (see ORS 515.154(3)) I will conduct myself in a manner consistent with that mission while attending Salem Harvest sponsored events.
  • I will wear a mask or cloth face covering during harvest activities IF I or my children cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from other, non-family volunteers. Children two years or older that I bring with me will do the same.
  • I will wear a mask or cloth face covering during harvest activities IF the property owner has this policy.
  • If I am sick (fever, cough, vomiting, diarrhea, or a new loss of taste or smell), I will cancel my roster spot; and I will not bring sick children to a harvest.
  • When I sign up for harvests, I will check off the boxes indicating that I have read and agree to the terms of the Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement.
  • I understand that harvests are conducted on private property that the owner has granted Salem Harvest permission to enter and harvest. I will conduct myself in a manner that is respectful of the owner's property at all times.
  • I will not participate in harassment of any kind, and I will report any incidents I observe during the harvests.
  • I will not enter any crop owners' property before or after harvests conducted by Salem Harvest.
  • I will not sign up other people for harvests.
  • I will cancel my roster spot if, after signing up for a harvest, I find that I am unable to attend.
  • I will cancel from the waiting list if I would not be able to attend if I were promoted to the regular roster.
  • I will be punctual in arriving at harvests.
  • I will not bring other adults to harvests who have not signed up and been added to the roster.
  • I will listen to, and follow the rules of, the orientation about the harvest given by the harvest leader.
  • I will follow all directions given to me by the harvest leader or designated assistants.
  • I will wear closed-toed shoes throughout all harvests.
  • I will bring only clean containers to put produce into at harvests.
  • I will not use tobacco products at harvests.
  • I will not bring alcohol to harvests.
  • I will not bring firearms to harvests.
  • I will not bring glass containers to harvests.
  • I will not bring latex gloves to harvests (these cause some people allergic reactions).
  • I will not wear clothes and shoes that have clods of mud, manure, blood or other bodily fluids on them to harvests.
  • At least half of what I harvest will be donated by Salem Harvest to food agencies. When there are exceptions to this basic rule, they will be explained at harvest orientation.
  • I will not sell or barter the portion of the harvest that I take home.
  • I understand that Salem Harvest reserves the right to deny me entry to a harvest, or require me to leave a harvest, or remove me from the registration list if I do not follow these Terms of Participation