Giving is the Goal

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
I have been thinking alot about this lately. It is so easy to get stuck in life’s busyness and forget what is really important. I am trying to make my morning meditation a focus on what I must do to become the person I am meant to be and how to help my children achieve that goal as well. But I realize that part of that goal means looking beyond my every day circumstances and sharing with those who have need. 
One of the things we thought would help in our goals of being more generous is committing to give a portion of our income to those in need. So we will donate 20% of all CSA sales from now through February 15 to the non-profit of your choice. Yes that is correct, you sign up for the 2016 CSA and we make a 20% donation to the nonprofit of your choice. For more information on our CSA go to 
If you need suggestions for organization here are 2 of my favorites–The Minnesota Food Association. This organization runs a low cost farmer training program and is how we got our start. Their help was invaluable and they are certified organic! Their website is
Babies Need Boxes–Based on the Finnish model where every baby receives a box of supplies this Minnesota non-profit is trying to recreate the boxes for low-income, young and vulnerable moms in Minnesota. You can find out more about them at Home

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