Fed Up With Fundraising

September 3, 2015 / All, Family and Community Health, Healthy Fundraising Ideas / Comments: 0

The viral PTA alternative fundraiser evidences the frustration we all feel from traditional fundraising. If you’re ready for meaningful fundraising that turns kids into advocates for healthy eating and communities (instead of miniature sales people), FarmRaiser can help.

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Michigan student sells over $2,000 dollars’ worth of healthy, local products

August 28, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Raising money with FarmRaiser is fun, easy, and helps support your local food system–just ask one of our FarmRaiser champions, Lucy!

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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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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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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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Always Make Time for Family Dinners!

May 23, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

WHY FAMILY MEALS ARE IMPORTANT We all lead busy lives. Often times, our individual interests, goals, passions, and responsibilities pull us away from the people we care about. Therefore, it is essential that we all to take the time to slow down occasionally and re-engage with loved ones. Dinnertime provides a wonderful opportunity to take […]

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Celebrating the Arrival of Local Apples

October 15, 2014 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Apples have long been a fruit tied closely to the coming of fall. In Michigan, droves of people (local foodies or not) flock to the apple orchards come fall for fresh pressed apple cider – making the apple orchard one of the most common ways for Michiganders to connect with their local agriculture scene. Although […]

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