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Farm Aid Partners with Whole Foods Market in Milwaukee for Community Support Day on Nov. 9
Five percent of sales will be donated to Farm Aid
MILWAUKEE—Following up on the successful Farm Aid 25 Growing Hope for America concert held at Miller Park in early October, Farm Aid will partner with Whole Foods Market Milwaukee for their Community Support Day on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. On that day, 5 percent of the store’s total sales will be donated to Farm Aid to keep family farmers on the land and thriving. Customers can support Farm Aid and the work to build a family farm-centered food system by shopping at Whole Foods Market Milwaukee on November 9.
A Farm Aid representative will be present to provide information about Farm Aid’s work.
WHAT: Whole Foods Market Milwaukee Community Support Day to benefit Farm Aid
WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market Milwaukee
WHY: Five percent of sales will go to Farm Aid to keep family farmers on the land, growing hope for America.
Farm Aid’s mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual concert to raise funds to support Farm Aid’s work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family-farmed food. Since 1985, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised more than $37 million to support programs that help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms. Farm Aid’s 25th anniversary concert, Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, was held on October 2, 2010, at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis.