Do you buy books, music, shoes, or other items you can't find locally on Amazon.com? If so consider using Amazon Smile, and select "Kansas Rural Center" as your charity of choice. This component of Amazon.com allows users to shop as you normally do only Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase to a charitable organization of your choice at no added cost to you!
On your first visit to Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com), log in using your amazon.com info. Then search and select "Kansas Rural Center" before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to KRC!
This is an easy way to support KRC initiatives like Feeding Kansas, Women in Farming, Tunnel to Table and other efforts by just doing what you already do!
Food Council Resolution Passed in Johnson County
This month Johnson County passed a Food Policy Council resolution making it the 9th publicly appointed Council in Kansas.
Several other communities and counties around the state are working on efforts to form councils. Each council or task force is different and focuses on different priorities depending on the needs of the community and region.
Other Councils in Kansas are located in the counties of Douglas, Jefferson, Crawford, Allan , Reno, Harvey, Hodgeman, and Franklin County.
If your community or county is interested in exploring the idea of a food and farm council contact Missty Lechner at email@example.com.
Not sure what a food and farm councils is? Check out these resources from our friends at the Public Health Law Center!