Fresh Produce Fundraiser

Looking for a fresh idea for your spring fundraiser? Turn over a new leaf with a a selection of the season’s fruits and vegetables picked fresh from a farm near you. February and early March is the perfect time to book your fresh produce fundraiser to take advantage of spring crops like asparagus, greens, and […]

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Higher Grounds is a Certified B Corporation

February 12, 2016 / All / Comments: 0

We wanted to share the good news about FarmRaiser partner, Higher Grounds Trading Company — just achieved their B Corporation Certification. The B in B Corp stands for benefit, and certification means that Higher Grounds holds their business to an exacting (and verified) standard of social, environmental, and legal accountability. Read more on their blog below: […]

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How to get great products for your FarmRaiser

February 12, 2016 / All / Comments: 1

In some locations,  there are dozens of FarmRaiser producer partners with a complete range of healthy, local products for your fundraising sale. In others . . . maybe not so much. To see which businesses are active in your state, visit our producer-partner directory here. If you don’t find the farmer or artisan whose products you’d like to […]

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FarmRaiser Success Story: Tutu’s Pantry at Stevens Elementary Seattle

February 11, 2016 / All / Comments: 0

No kid should have to go hungry. See how FarmRaiser helped Tutu’s Pantry create a healthy fundraising campaign to fight weekend hunger at Stevens Elementary School in Seattle. THE CAUSE: Each week, Tutu’s Pantry at Steven’s Elementary School provides backpacks with a weekend’s worth of kid-friendly, easy-to-prepare meals for children who need it. The program […]

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Thaw. Learn. Grow — February 2016

February is full of promise. While winter still holds us firmly in its grasp, the days start getting longer, and plants begin preparing for spring. Soon bold bulbs will peek above the cold and sodden ground, and overwintered crops will extend their first tentative green leaves, setting the stage for spring growth.  Now’s the time […]

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Handbook for your Healthy Fundraiser

With instructions on everything from selecting and merchandising products and setting up your account, to managing volunteers, writing letters to supporters, and activating your student champions, the FarmRaiser  Fundraising Campaign Organizers Guide is an indispensable resource for first-time or veteran fundraisers. If you’re like me, the email with our guide to hosting your healthy fundraiser with FarmRaiser is […]

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Healthy Fundraising with FarmRaiser

How to talk to your friends about Healthy Fundraising Ready to kick off your healthy fundraising campaign with FarmRaiser, but maybe the rest of your committee, group or PTO/PTA is not? If you want to quickly explain how organizations can raise money, support local farmers and artisans, and connect kids with healthy food, we’ve created […]

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What if I Don’t Want Champs in my FarmRaiser?

Hi there! Lauren, your Chief Cultivator here! Congrats on being a current or future FarmRaiser organizer, aka one of the cool kids. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether you want individual students, organization members, staff, etc. (called Champs) to sell in your FarmRaiser. If not, your campaign will consist of […]

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Cheat Sheet for Champs: Increase Sales and Hit Your Goal!

If you’re a FarmRaiser Champ, check this out for ideas on how to increase sales and hit your goal!

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Tips for a Successful Web-Only Campaign

Ready to make your web-only FarmRaiser blow up? Here are some helpful tips to publicize and promote your sale!  Start publicizing your FarmRaiser in advance–let parents, community members, and other supporters know it’s coming (and what products you’re selling!) by putting up flyers, making an announcement on social media, talking about it in your school/org’s newsletter, […]

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