Author: Japhet Koteen

Japhet is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing at FarmRaiser. He believes in the power of good food and good business to change the world.

FarmRaiser makes it easy to launch your fundraising business

For farmers, artisans and business looking to grow their fundraising sales, or launch a new fundraising business, FarmRaiser has created a new feature to help you easily sign up new fundraising customers with a customized sign up form that you can drop into your site. Take a look at the pages some of our partners have…

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Schools use farm products & local artisans in fundraising efforts

Thanks to Alejandra Matos from the Washington Post for the wonderful article on FarmRaiser’s healthy approach to fundraising using local, farm and artisan products.  The article showcases the benefits to schools, farmers, and supporters of the fundraiser and highlights Alexandria Country Day School, Glaize Apples, Blue Ridge Produce, and Undone Chocolates. Elizabeth Lockwood hands Evelyn Tucker, 11,…

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Your Easiest Holiday Fundraiser

As October draws to a close, it’s time to plan your holiday fundraiser. Whether your groups raises money by selling holiday wreaths, Christmas trees, poinsettias or holiday goody baskets, FarmRaiser can help you plan and host an easy effective fundraiser for your school, group, club or nonprofit. We’ve developed a great network of wreath suppliers across…

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Good Food Takes on School Fundraisers

More great coverage about FarmRaiser from writer, Chris Hardman. Many people underestimate the size and scope and downright unpleasant nature of school fundraising — Chris sees how FarmRaiser provides a real alternative to the billion-dollar junk food and junk product fundraising market.   OCTOBER IS NATIONAL Farm to School month. It’s one of those “take the…

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School Garden Fundraisers (Webinar)

FarmRaiser is a great way to raise money for your school garden. Not only does choosing a healthy, farm-fresh fundraiser help reinforce the school gardening curriculum, but it’s also an effective, high-profit fundraiser where students, parents and teachers can sell delicious, farm and artisan products that your supporters will love. We presented this webinar in…

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What if school fundraisers cleaned up?

There’s an awesome front page feature on FarmRaiser on the The New Food Economy‘s site. With new regulations curbing junk food sales in schools, more and more people understand that it’s time to clean up the school fundraising industry. FarmRaiser aims to shake up a billion-dollar industry by helping schools swap cookie dough and popcorn…

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Join the Healthy Fundraising Revolution!

Check out this our guest post on Slow Food USA’s site. If you don’t know about Slow Food USA’s school gardening program, take a few minutes and visit their site. Blog Post FarmRaiser: Join the Healthy Fundraising Revolution Aug. 6, 2016 Each year, parents, neighbors and friends spend nearly $4 billion buying tubs of cookie…

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Refer a friend to FarmRaiser – Suppliers, Schools, and Parents

If you want to share FarmRaiser’s healthy school and nonprofit fundraising solution with a friend, you can use this form to send them an introductory information package. Our team will follow up with them to make sure they have everything they need.

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FarmRaiser Brochure for Schools and Nonprofits

We’re very excited about our new FarmRaiser one-page brochure that captures the key advantages for schools and organizations seeking to raise money, while connecting kids to healthy food. We created this for our partner organizations to share with their networks, and for individuals who are interested in trying a healthy fundraiser at their school, nonprofit, church…

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Bellingham Schools Go Local, Turn To ‘Farmraising’ To Fund Garden Program | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Great story on FarmRaiser from KPLU: Candy bars and cookie dough are some of the traditional fundraising offerings for school kids. But with concerns about childhood obesity, selling sweet stuff sends a mixed message. Now, some schools are taking a healthier tack. By this time of year, lots of families with school-age children are experiencing…

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