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  Growing America’s Farmers Campaign  
  Riley Duckworth  5/5/2022 7:00:00 AM  
     
 

Growing America’s Farmers Campaign

 

Support Illinois Foundation FFA today, by purchasing Vidalia onions from G&R Farms and potatoes from Bushman’s at participating Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois!

 

About the Program

 

“Growing America’s Farmers” (GAF) is a retail promotional program that utilizes in-store promotions to support scholarships for FFA students planning careers in production agriculture. For participating retailers, suppliers like G&R Farms set aside a percentage of all sales and make a matching contribution that will be donated to the National FFA Foundation. This is an example where consumers purchase matters and really can make a difference. GAF is the brainchild of Walt Dasher, a third generation southeast Georgia farmer and a strong advocate of Future Farmers of America (FFA).

 

How it Works

 

The program is 100% funded by suppliers through retailer supported programs.

 

As a retail supporter, G&R Farms or brand participants, set aside a percentage of each case sold to retailer partner*.

Case sales are tracked and a check in the name of the retail partner is presented to the National FFA Foundation.

 

Retailers participating in Illinois

 

A portion of the proceeds from the purchase of Vidalia onions from G&R Farms and potatoes from Bushman’s at participating Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois will be donated to the Illinois Foundation FFA for scholarships.

 

To learn more about the Growing America’s Farmers Campaign - Click Here

 

To find the nearest Jewel-Osco store - Click Here



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Riley Duckworth
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 618-499-1751
Email: rduckworth@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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