Promotional Value of Membership
Partner Benefits Include:
Use of the market-tested label that conveys fresh and delicious foods to consumer.
Access to a
toolkit of designs for promotional materials. Access to promotional materials for resale such as sturdy cotton grocery bags printed with the Buy Fresh Buy Local label.
Partner decal to post on building or vehicle windows.
Listed in the annual Local Foods Guide.
Listed on the Pride of the Prairie website Partners listing
www.prideoftheparirie.org. Opportunities to develop marketing collaborations through connection with other partners in the Upper Minnesota River Valley BFBL Chapter.
Opportunities to promote appreciation and stewardship of the Upper Minnesota River Valley’s natural resources and recreational experiences.
Identification with a popular progressive movement to increase consumption of healthy foods, keep family farms financially viable, and improve local economies.
Access to Pride of the Prairie “Foodies listerserv”
UMMFOODIES@LISTS.UMN.EDU communication among members, sharing of articles, meeting notices, etc. Partner Responsibilities:
Support local food efforts in the Upper MN River Valley region to achieve the chapter goals.
Use sustainable practices that conserve soil, protect water quality and wildlife habitat, are humane to animals and fair to employees, business associates and consumers.
Support publicity efforts of the Upper MN River Valley Chapter, using the styles, fonts, colors and designs as trademarked by Food Routes.
Display the BUY FRESH BUY LOCAL Upper MN River Valley Partner Circle.
Collaborate with partners to develop local foods initiatives in the Upper MN River Valley.
Post any events related to BFBL to the Pride of the Prairie “Foodies” listserv.
Follow membership criteria when labeling products.