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SFC Holiday Wish List

Monday, December 10, 2012

Several of our supporters have asked what's on our Holiday Wish List this year, so we thought we would post it here for all to see. Thank you for taking a look, and should you see any items you are able to provide, please contact Community Relations Director, Susan Leibrock, at susanl AT sustainablefoodcenter DOT org.

SFC Wish List – Winter 2012

Grow Local

  • Seeds – vegetables, herbs, and cover crops
  • Reusable cloth bags (5-10)
  • Flip charts, especially self-standing ones
  • Electric teakettle
  • Coffeemaker (at least 8 cup capacity)
  • Used vertical blinds (to cut up and use as plant markers)
  • Work gloves (20 prs)
  • Ollas (clay water jugs for underground watering)
  • Extension cords (10-50 ft)

Farm Direct

  • Rolling stainless steel cooking station for both markets for chef’s demos and volunteer-run recipe cooking. Like the Jenn-Aire or Kitchen Aid. A propane tank fits below. Also comes with a three sink system washing station for use in the tent. Also must be rolling.
  • PA speakers (gently used are fine). We have the mixer board and the monitors.
  • Nice sets of sharp knives.
  • Large cutting boards.
  • 3 to 4 pop up tents. Gently used are fine.
  • Bike Rack for Sunset Valley.
  • Pergola materials for Sunset Valley.
  • Cord covers (the best ones are about $100 each for 3 fit) to span 100 feet (50 for Sunset Valley, 50 for Downtown).
  • 10 picnic style café tables.

The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre®

  • 4 working blenders (value $50 each)
  • 4 working food processors (value $80 each)
  • 2 immersion blenders (value $40 each)
  • 3 foldable dollies ($30.00 each)

Farm to School (Sprouting Healthy Kids):

Farmer Visits and Veggie Sampling

-Purchase of fresh, local veggies for students to sample during lunchtime and provides a stipend for a farmer to visit the cafeteria to talk with students about healthy, local foods twice per year – ($500 for one school; $3,600 for 12 schools)

Family Health Night

-Purchase of fresh, local veggies for use in parent and student meals during health nights or other school event ($250, one event; $6,000, 2 events at 12 schools)

Local Food Promo Materials

-Printing of farmer profile posters, table tents, and shelf tags used to identify and promote availability of local foods in school cafeterias ($350, one school; $4,200, 12 schools)

To make a cash gift this holiday season, please click here. And thank you for your ongoing support!

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