Growing Green Fundraiser begins Oct. 22

By Tara Truett

(Oct. 2011) Madison County 4-H begins their farm and local product fundraiser just in time for the upcoming holiday and gift giving season. Everyone always appreciates healthy, tasty food items and this sale is an opportunity to deliver such treats. Whether purchasing for your holiday table or to give as gifts, the products our 4-H members will be selling are sure to be enjoyed.

You can choose from such items as local maple syrup and honey, carrot cake jam, chocolate covered nuts, cheddar cheese, local coffee, fruit salsa and even “doggie donuts” for your faithful friend!

This sale helps to promote local and farm products, as well as helping fund local 4-H clubs and the 4-H Foundation. There are over twenty-five 4-H clubs throughout Madison County which serve a large number of children ages 5-19. The Foundation supports our 4-H members by providing: college scholarships, trip scholarships, Career Exploration at Cornell, Public Presentation trips, awards and recognition for Youth Fair, and many other valuable programs.

For an overview of Madison County 4-H and the many wonderful and exciting opportunities it provides for children, please log on to

Nineteen products will be sold door-to-door beginning Oct. 22. If you would like to learn more about the products or place an order, call the 4-H office beginning Oct. 22 at 315-684-3001. Pumpkin Spiced Pancakes with real maple syrup are just one of the scrumptious products you can be enjoying while supporting your local 4-H clubs in Madison County.

Tara Truett is a 4-H Foundation Board Member.





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