Fund a Farmer

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The Fund a Farmer campaign seeks employment assistance for the farm manager during the peak growing season.  Raising $5,000 will allow for extra “hands” to enhance and maximize the potential and growth of the Farm.  The student intern will assist with the CSA ('Cats Supported Agriculture) and Campus Farmer’s Market at a time when production is at its peak.  The Farm’s CSA has tripled over the past 3 years from 10 to 36 shares.  In order to maintain and possibly increase the CSA’s growth, additional full-time assistance during the summer is a necessity.

The student Farm internship, rather than just a summer job at the Farm, provides students a consistent, enhanced experience with full engagement and educational opportunities that will stimulate the extracurricular component of their resume.  They will work closely with the farm manager to learn and offer insights into the Farm’s CSA and market programs.  As a single employee operated farm, the farm manager achieves a welcome sharing of the work load.  This freeing, more balanced approach yields efficient, consistent and reliable execution of the Farm’s summer operations and provides students with valuable work experience.  

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4% Students

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5% Parents

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25% Faculty/Staff

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16% Friends

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Donor list

Larry Beverly
Courtney Baldwin
Ricky StephensRicky Stephens photo
Leslie A. Urban & Anne Cavett
Charlie Shapard & Carolyn Shapard
Mary M Kincaid & home
Pablo ZevallosPablo Zevallos photo
Alyson BrowettAlyson Browett photo
Kristen English
Tasha SamborskiTasha Samborski photo
Glen C Beverly & Dian Beverly
Melba J Boer
joyce j. flora
Adrianne Allen & Adrianne Allen
pamela milley
Michael Heck & Peggy StockdaleMichael Heck photo
Margaret M Hamil
John W. Christian
Stephanie R Glaser & Thomas Hazel
Bobby J Button & Charlie
Sierra L Ponthier
Ashley Finger
Onita Vaz
Lisa H Bates & Thomas Bates
Tatum ElisabethTatum Elisabeth photo
Jason Radcliffe
Betsy MarshallBetsy Marshall photo
Jordan A Evans
Caitlin JamesCaitlin James photo
Lydia Lorenzin & Tom Lorenzin (deceased)
jean m stephens
Marie Stephens
Mitchell Anstey & Natalie Anstey
Annie Merrill

Harry Hamil '69, Morning Chorus Farm LC3 matched $2,808
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Generate 5 gifts and receive a $10 gift certificate to the 'Cats Market on Campus!


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Generate 10 gifts and receive a CSA box!


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Generate $15 in gifts and receive a sweet potato or butternut squash from the 'Cats Market on Campus OR a printed photo of The Farm at Davidson!


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Generate $100 in gifts and receive a plant from the April plant sale OR a special greeting card with a packet of seeds included to start your own garden!