Harvest Gold Appoints Neil Richardson and John Pattison to the Advisory Board; Grants Stock Options


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Harvest Gold Corporation (HVG – TSX.V) January 24, 2011 (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Richardson and John Pattison to its Advisory Board.

Mr. Richardson has over 22 years experience in mineral exploration and mining operations of base metal and precious metal deposits throughout Canada. Mr. Richardson is the newly appointed COO of VMS Ventures. Prior to his appointment, Neil was the Manager of Exploration for Murgor Resources Inc. Prior to joining Murgor in 2006, he worked for HudBay Minerals Inc. as a Senior Exploration Geologist responsible for greenfield and brownfield projects in the Flin Flon - Snow Lake area. He was part of a team that discovered a number of new mineralized zones throughout the belt. He also has past experience as a Senior Mine Geologist with extensive background in resource - reserve estimations and operations.

John Pattison is a professional geoscientist with a B.Sc. degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Toronto. He has a strong technical background and over 25 years experience in copper-zinc and nickel-copper-PGE sulphide exploration. He specializes in the effective application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology to mineral exploration. From 1983 to 2002 John worked with Falconbridge Limited and associated companies where he was responsible for managing base metal, PGE and gold exploration projects throughout Canada and southern Africa. John presently consults to VMS Ventures and North American Nickel and is also on their Advisory Boards.


In accordance with the Company’s stock option plan, Harvest Gold has granted to certain of its directors, officers and consultants incentive stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,590,000 common shares exercisable on or before January 24, 2016 at a price of $0.12 per share.

Harvest Gold Corporation is a mineral exploration company working in Nevada, USA and Manitoba, Canada. In Nevada, the Company controls 100% interests in the advanced-stage Rosebud Gold Mine property, and generative gold properties at Garcia Flats in the South Carlin Trend and the RW property in the southern Battle Mountain - Eureka Trend. In Manitoba, Harvest is engaged in early-stage exploration of three groups of 100% owned claims in the Rice Lake Gold Belt and holds a 40% interest in the more advanced-stage, Assean Lake project.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

John Roozendaal
Harvest Gold Corporation