Terms of Participation

By registering as a volunteer with Rust Belt Harvest and attending events that we sponsor, you are agreeing to the following terms of participation:

  • The mission of Rust Belt Harvest is to recover fresh food in order to reduce waste, improve health, and provide reliable access to nutritious food for our neighbors in need. I will conduct myself in a manner consistent with that mission while attending Rust Belt Harvest sponsored events.
  • I will cancel my roster spot if, after signing up for a harvest, I find that I am unable to attend.
  • I will be punctual in arriving at harvests. Instructions are given by the harvest leader when the glean is scheduled to start.
  • I will not smoke at harvests.
  • I will not bring alcohol to harvests.
  • I will not bring glass containers to harvests.
  • I understand that harvests are conducted on private property that the owner has granted Rust Belt 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 be respectful of other participants at harvests.
  • I will listen to, and follow the rules of, the orientation about the glean given by the harvest leader.
  • I will follow all directions given to me by the harvest leader or designated assistants.