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Earth Dinner 2014: Rebirth and Renewal

“Every day is Earth Day,” we like to say here at CROPP. So, naturally, we wait until May to celebrate Earth Day. April 22, especially this year, does not yield much fresh food in Wisconsin and we had quite a spring snow. However, in May we are eagerly hunting morels, digging ramps, finding watercress and …

May 27th, 2014  |  Published in Earth Dinner

Something Funny Happened at Earth Dinner…

One week ago Organic Valley celebrated its annual Earth Dinner. It’s a night where employees and guests enjoy delicious local food, prepared by our café staff, as well as local wine and regional brews. This year the La Crosse Area Homebrew Club brought some of their unique brews to share and my favorite Wisco Pop! was on-hand. Throughout …

May 27th, 2014  |  Published in Earth Dinner

Respecting Mother Earth with Organic Food and Farming

Some people shrug off Earth Day as a tie-dyed hippie holiday. But former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in 1970 to educate and engage college students in solving environmental problems of the day —  from oil spills to air pollution.  Today, Earth Day is celebrated across all ages with a universal goal of …

April 21st, 2014  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Food & Ag Issues, Food Sleuth  |  1 Comment

Start Planning Your Earth Dinner!

Whether large or small, there are just three things that any event needs: A Place People Good Food It’s really that simple! Everything beyond that – the decor, the activities – is the garnish that makes your event extra special. We want to help you host an awesome Earth Dinner, so here are a few resources to inspire …

April 16th, 2014  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Earth Dinner How-To, Featured Post

Earth Dinner How-To: Fundraiser

Fundraising is about more than getting people to open their pocketbooks. It’s also (maybe more importantly) about building support and loyalty for your organization and your mission. An Earth Dinner is a wonderful way to educate through personal stories and connection while giving your followers a meaningful, memorable experience at the same time. Earth Dinner …

April 22nd, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Earth Dinner How-To

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate Earth Day with an Earth Dinner

Celebrate and honor Earth Week and the earth’s abundant gifts with an Earth Dinner! An Earth Dinner can be as large or small, as planned or spontaneous as you like. The only guidelines are to use local seasonal and organic foods where you can, know the story behind your food, and have meaningful conversation about …

April 22nd, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Earth Dinner How-To  |  3 Comments

Earth Day is Every Day for Organic Valley Farmers

Tomorrow, April 22, is Earth Day. Though Earth Day is celebrated once a year in the United States it is essentially celebrated every day on Organic Valley farms. Caring for our Earth’s precious resources is not only the right thing to do, it also enables us to produce the world’s best milk. On our farm land stewardship is vitally important. If we don’t …

April 21st, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Featured Post  |  2 Comments

Earth Dinner How-To: Social Hours

Socials and happy hours are pretty common events on campuses, within organizations and businesses, and within larger events and conferences. And in all arenas, they’re usually billed as a “networking” activity (yawn). The Earth Dinner theme is a great way to wake folks up and get them talking about meaningful subjects, specifically food, farming and …

April 19th, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Earth Dinner How-To

Earth Dinner How-To: On Campus

The Earth Dinner is a fun and interactive way to get involved on campus and get to know other students and professors, and the best part is the theme can be adapted for any type of event. All it needs is food, knowing where that food came from, and a way to inspire meaningful conversation. …

April 19th, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Earth Dinner How-To

Feeling Good with FeelGood

I don’t think I’ve ever been as inspired in my work on the Earth Dinner project as I have since we began nationally partnering with FeelGood in 2011. FeelGood is a non-profit that helps students set up non-profit grilled cheese delis where all proceeds are donated to charities that fight global hunger. For the past few years, …

April 19th, 2013  |  Published in Earth Dinner, Power of We  |  1 Comment

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