Local Food for Local People

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How can you implement a local food fundraiser in your school? Using the Sustain Mizzou food drive as an example, we describe the history of our fundraiser and ways we've spiced up the advertising for it—making it fun to volunteer!

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Local Food for Local People

  1. 1. Local Food for Local People<br /><ul><li>What is Local Food for Local People?
  2. 2. What worked?
  3. 3. How do you implement a local food fundraiser on your campus?
  4. 4. How do you get results?</li></li></ul><li>Learning from History<br />Once upon a time there was a boy named Jared Cole with three goals:<br />To supply fresh and nutritious food to people in poverty<br />To support local farmers<br />To reduce pollution created in food <br />transport<br />6 years later…<br />
  5. 5. How to get results <br />Research. Know your community, talk to people, collaborate.<br />Organize. Balance the creative side with a realistic time and monetary budget.<br />Mobilize!! Tell your campus all about it.<br />Wear costumes. It just feels right. <br />Purchase. Talk to farmers and food banks. <br />
  6. 6. Pep Rallies Matter!<br />Dedicated Volunteers Matter!<br />
  7. 7. How to move from the idea stage to the action stage<br />Outreach. Tables, posters, flash mobs, video – get creative! <br />Collaborate. Find other organizations across campus to help volunteer.<br />Incentive. Patches, friends and fun. <br />Lead. Strong voices make this project possible. <br />Interact. Build relationships with your community.<br />
  8. 8. AASHE themes<br />Education. <br />Campus outreach. <br />Fundraising.<br />Social justice. <br />Health.<br />Local economies.<br />
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  10. 10. Questions?<br />www.sustainmizzou.org<br />Kelly Gehringer<br />kjgwd5@mail.missouri.edu<br />Monica Everett<br />meverett16@gmail.com<br />

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