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Farmer’s Pantry Announces Alliance with FFA Organization To Support Future Farmers, Farms and Agriculture
August 08, 2017
Scholarships, grants and other programs to be funded for students interested in agriculture
Westbury, NY — Farmer’s Pantry, the proudly American substantial snack company, announces their official sponsorship of the National FFA Organization in supporting students interested in a future in agriculture. The announcement marks the company’s commitment to the future of farmers, farms and agriculture.
The National FFA is an intra-curricular student organization for youth interested in agriculture, whose mission is to promote premiere leadership, personal growth and career success, while growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture.
"We at Farmer’s Pantry want to support the future of farms, farmers and agriculture. Our products would not exist without American Farms. Our products support American farms and our commitment to FFA will make a difference in the future of agriculture,” says Josh Chaitovsky, Founder and CEO of Farmer’s Pantry.
The commitment will support the FFA Agriscience Fair which recognizes student researchers studying the application of agricultural scientific principles and emerging technologies in agriculture enterprises, www.ffa.org/participate/awards/agriscience-fair. Additionally, Farmer’s Pantry will be an official sponsor at the National FFA Convention & Expo where FFA members from all corners of the nation converge in one place to celebrate their accomplishments and find inspiration for their future. The event features motivational keynote speakers, energetic concerts, fulfilling workshops and a sweeping Expo floor bustling with agriculture education and industry opportunities. The 2017 National FFA Convention and Expo will be October 25-28 in Indianapolis, IN, www.ffa.org/events/conventionandexpo.
Farmer’s Pantry will also elevate The FFA Organization’s awareness via social media, website and press relations.
“Building a relationship with Farmer’s Pantry is very important to the National FFA,” said Mark Poeshl, CEO of the National FFA Organization and Foundation. “We are honored that a quality brand like Farmer’s Pantry not only grows it’s ingredients on American Farms, but that their contributions will support the National FFA achieve our vision of growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture.”