Firm helps harvest dinner for the hungry at local farm

– Photo courtesy of Pepper Hamilton LLP

Assisting DTE Energy Farm staff with the harvest of several kinds of vegetables at the Pepper Hamilton LLP day of service were (left to right)  Todd Fracassi, Braden Fracassi, Katie Fracassi, Quinn Fracassi, Connor Fracassi, and Kate Long, DTE Energy Farm coordinator.  Other Pepper Hamilton gardeners not shown were Mary Thomas, Carol Morley, and Charlene Griffin.
Pepper Hamilton LLP attorneys and staff help the community through various volunteer projects during the year.  On August 23, members of the Detroit office were joined by friends and family to harvest vegetables from the Farmington Hills DTE Energy Farm for dinner at the Detroit Salvation Army kitchens.

DTE Energy Farm is dedicated to providing fresh, local fruits and vegetables to hungry people in its community. Through the combined efforts of Gleaners Community Food Bank, DTE Energy and dedicated volunteers, the DTE Energy Farm works to fill the hunger gap. The farm is divided into gardens throughout southeast Michigan, and the Farmington Hills garden is located on 10 Mile Road, west of Grand River. Anyone interested in volunteering at the farm should contact Kate Long at 734-545-2758 or

Pepper’s Detroit office also provided additional days of service in with Forgotten Harvest in Oak Park.