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You don’t have to sell junk food to raise money for your cause! Check out these healthy fundraising ideas to get you started.

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August Newsletter

  Dear friend —  Do I have to sell junk food to raise money this year? As the first day of school approaches, teachers, administrators and parent volunteers across the country may find themselves wrestling with this question. For years, candy bars, tubs of cookie dough, and pizza kits have been the “go to” for […]

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Fresh, Local Food: It’s closer than you think!

Want to explore your local farms and farmers’ markets but aren’t sure where to start? Let FarmRaiser help.

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Pizza Farm to School?

July 17, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

Let the American Heart Association take you on a visit to a pizza farm…and learn what you can do to make sure it’s not feeding your children.

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The Magic of Honey- a Favorite FarmRaiser Product

July 15, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.    –Albert Einstein

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Creating a Healthier America by Cooking at Home

July 10, 2015 / All, Family and Community Health / Comments: 0

Leah Lizarondo of The Brazen Kitchen recently gave a presentation at TEDxGrandviewAve addressing the continuously rising number of diet-related health issues plaguing our society, and how cooking more meals at home may be the key ingredient to reversing this trend.

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Dirt Made Your Lunch!

July 7, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

When you ate your last meal, did you stop to think about the huge role soil played in building the food on your plate? Just about everything we eat starts with plants, so the importance of soil in our food system cannot be understated. In fact, all land-based vegetation on our planet relies on soil to provide the water and nutrients necessary for sustenance and growth. In turn, we depend on healthy soil to produce the crops we require to feed our ever-growing population.

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Cherries Make a Great Summer Treat!

July 2, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

As many locavores might agree, living the seasons by what is seasonally available makes for a lot of excitement when the harvest of certain produce arrives. With cherries comes the knowledge that the heart of summer has arrived and plenty of pit spitting at the beach! Cherries have a short growing season with the peak of it falling at the height of summer.

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Why your Children Should Spend Time in a Garden

June 30, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

In recent years, schools across the country have been putting in school gardens and providing children with the opportunity to experience the joy of growing food.

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Tips for a Delicious Healthy Local 4th of July!

June 25, 2015 / All, Family and Community Health / Comments: 0

The 4th of July is a time to gather friends and family in celebration of our national history, enjoy the sun, and share food with your community. Holiday foods can often be heavy and rely on pre-made products, so we’ve created this short guide to help you build a healthier, locally focused meal!

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