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FRESH FROM THE FARM

FRESH FROM THE FARM
Posted on 09/11/2017
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Welcome Back Holy Family School Families!

We hope you have heard the buzz about September’s fundraising initiative - Fresh From the Farm!  We are so excited to offer a healthy fundraiser that can be educational, exciting and profitable.  To give you a little bit of background on the Fresh from the Farm program, let’s look at the facts:

  • The students will be selling Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables to our local school community – supporting our local economy and Ontario farmers. 
  • Fresh from the Farm is a collaborative initiative:  Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Dietitians of Canada, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association. 
  • 40% of all sales go directly to the school – so if we sell 200 of each bundle – that’s $2400 profit!

 The window of time to run the fundraiser is short, September 5- to October 6 (order is submitted by October 11), with delivery in November.

 There are 2 produce bundles for sale:

  • ‘A’ sells for $13 and includes 5 lb white potatoes, 3 lb carrots, 3 lb yellow onions, 3 lb sweet potatoes;
  • ‘B’ sells for $15 and includes an 8 lb box of 20-25 fancy grade Empire apples.

We need parent volunteers to assist to bundle root vegetables into bags on delivery day.  Please contact the Holy Family School office if you can help out.

Thank you for supporting an initiative that helps our kids raise funds – in a healthier way!

Best Regards,

Holy Family Catholic School Community Council

IMPORTANT LINKS:

BROCHURE: http://www.freshfromfarm.ca/Files/2017-Brochure-EN.aspx

STUDENT ORDER FORM: http://www.freshfromfarm.ca/Files/2017-StudentOrderForm-EN.aspx

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FRESH FROM THE FARM: http://www.freshfromfarm.ca/home.aspx