Culver’s raises funds for farmersCulver’s on Seventh Avenue in Two Harbors is taking part in a new initiative. It’s called the Giving Back to Farmers program, and you guessed it - it’s in support of the American farmer.
Culver’s on Seventh Avenue in Two Harbors is taking part in a new initiative. It’s called the Giving Back to Farmers program, and you guessed it - it’s in support of the American farmer.
The Giving Back to Farmers program aims to increased education and awareness among the general public about farmers, and raise money for the Future Farmers of America Association. The program began July 1, and launched a national promotional campaign on Facebook July 15. The money raised by Giving Back to Farmers will directly support agricultural programs.
“We started a campaign three years ago called Welcome to Delicious,” said David Stidham, Vice President of Marketing for Culver’s, “we realize that we truly rely on farmers. We actually shot commercials in the dairy farms of Wisconsin.”
Stidham said that, in the long run, the campaign has the potential to affect people around the globe. “We truly understand the role of the American farmer, not only to supply Culver’s, but to feed the world.”
“We want to make sure the next generation of farmers is strong. One thing that we’re proud of on our kids meal... we’re promoting the FFA on the bags! We’re all in, between local and national levels,” Stidham said.
“We truly care where our food comes from.” On the local level, given the option to participate, Two Harbors Culver’s owner Kyle Mehlum chose to get onboard. He said he’s participating in the of the Thank You Farmers programs.
“It’s a brand new program for Culver’s this year,” Kyle Mehlum said.