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Eat Local: I Triple Dog Dare You!

Trevor Kupfer

Most of us have heard about the incredible benefits of purchasing local foods: it boosts the local economy, conserves fossil fuels, and increases personal health. Now it’s time to put those benefits to the test and rise to the occasion, as Eau Claire’s A Second Opinion magazine is once again challenging Chippewavallians to eat local for the month of September. The second annual Eat Local Challenge asks community members to solely eat foods grown and produced within 100 miles of their home. It may sound difficult, but the Valley has a robust farmers market scene, successful co-ops, and loads of food producers. So give it a shot, and while you eat think about the difference a simple meal makes. After you eat, share your progress or difficulties at www.eatlocalchallengecv.blogspot.com.

Lasker Jewelers
Lasker Jewelers

Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

Chippewa Valley Technical College

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.