Incorporating Multiple FarmRaisers Into Your School Calendar

August 16, 2016 / All / Comments: 0

Ready for a year of selling healthy local products? Delight your supporters and teach kids healthy habits by hosting multiple FarmRaisers!

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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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From Pew Trusts: Are School Fundraisers a Back Door for Junk Food?

September 10, 2015 / Family and Community Health, Farm-to-school / Comments: 0

The ubiquitous school fundraiser has become a back door for junk food sales to kids. See how policymakers are fighting back in this video.

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Fundraising Frustration

August 28, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

This viral PTA alternative fundraiser struck a cord with parents and families across the country. If you’re ready for something fun and meaningful, check out FarmRaiser!

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Cupcake Wars? What’s the Best Way to Control our Children’s Sugar Intake at School and Home?

August 8, 2014 / All, Family and Community Health / Comments: 0

In 2010 the federal government passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” initiative. The “Let’s Move!” program strives to fight childhood obesity by encouraging children to live an active lifestyle and eat a nutritious diet. The Healthy Act also regulates the quantity of sugar and fats served to children at school. This statute helps guarantee that school-aged children receive at least one healthy meal a day.

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What FarmRaiser’s All About!

March 18, 2014 / About FarmRaiser, All, Healthy Fundraising Ideas / Comments: 0

Reinventing School Fundraisers with Local, Healthy Food! FarmRaiser founder, Mark Abbott, had finally had enough of his kids hawking unhealthy products to their family, friends, and neighbors when he decided to found new school fundraising company, FarmRaiser. This reinvention of the time-honored tradition of product-based school fundraising eliminates the unhealthy, sugar-laden products chock full of […]

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