An easy fundraiser is in your future

When many of us think of fundraising, we think of the huge fundraising catalogs, filled with pages and pages of cookie dough, wrapping paper, popcorn, or whatever other third party mass manufactured good these fundraising programs could get their hands on. We’re here to shed some light on why less is more in your fundraiser,…

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The beauty of a Fair Trade Coffee Fundraiser

A fair trade coffee fundraiser A coffee fundraiser is a staple in the fundraising game. Coffee fundraisers are well loved and profitable. What’s even better than a regular coffee fundraiser? A fair trade coffee fundraiser! Fair trade coffee challenges an industry that has long relied on bullying small farmers for the sake of corporate greed,…

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Your best Spring fundraiser ever!

Ahh spring…do you remember what that was like? As we desperately attempt to keep warm here in the Northeast, we like to try our best to reminisce about warmer days and think about our favorite products from spring fundraisers past. Produce: the cornerstone of your spring fundraiser Produce is a star in spring fundraisers. Check…

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Why a seed fundraiser is a superstar

What’s our favorite way to celebrate winter here at Farmraiser? An awesome seed sale! I know it can be a little hard to think about growing things in your green garden and cultivating plant life when you’re on the verge of frostbite every morning on your morning commute, but we love seed sales because it…

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2018 Supplier Awards and more!

  2018 was an incredible year for us at Farmraiser, as well as for so many of our amazing suppliers! In 2019 we look forward to learning more everyday and powering more healthy fundraisers than ever before! Ok enough about us, now on the our 2018 Supplier Awards, better known as the Farmies around the…

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A New Take on your Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we decided to celebrate by dedicating this blog post to our one true love; healthy fundraisers! Gone are the days of mass manufactured candle fundraisers and crappy candy sales, Farmraiser is here to usher in the new era of the ever so exciting Valentine’s Day fundraiser (with…

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Gardening in America

Please enjoy this short piece from our Founder Mark Abbott, and his experience with gardening.   Growing up, I remember the shelves behind our basement stairs were lined with jars of canned peaches and stewed tomatoes. First dibs on the peach syrup and spaghetti and meatballs with Mom’s homemade sauce are two of my fondest and earliest memories of the food I…

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Why your next coffee fundraiser should be fair trade

What does it mean to be fair trade? Fair trade standards follow 10 principles that fall under four simple parent categories: Income sustainability, empowerment, individual and community well being, and environmental stewardship. When your coffee fundraiser is fair trade, it empowers good—not only in your community, but across the world. Income Stability in a fair…

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Your next best sports team fundraiser!

School is back in session, and that means the return of your kiddos to their favorite sports team and the fundraising that comes along with it. Say goodbye to coupon cards and cookie dough; Farmraiser is here to change the fundraising game. Produce in your sports team fundraiser One of our favorite ideas for fundraising…

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Your Best Fundraiser yet: Fall Fruit!

  Fall is almost here and that means more than just the return of your favorite autumnal lattes to your local coffee shops, it means fall fruit in your fundraiser, and in our humble opinion, your best fundraiser! Apples make it easy to have your best fundraiser Apples are a long-standing favorite among our organizers…

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