Whole Foods to Help Raise Money for Massaro Community Farm
Whole Foods shoppers in Milford will be improving more than their health on Wednesday.
Five percent of every purchase at the Milford store will go to support the Massaro Community Farm in Woodbridge. The farm is dedicated to organic farming and building community.
“We are hopeful our neighbors and community members will take advantage of stocking up prior to the July 4th holiday,” said Jason Morrill, board president of Massaro Community Farm in a press release. “We’re really grateful for Whole Foods Market’s support, and to all those who come out to take advantage of this opportunity.”
Whole Foods around the country each have three Five Percent Days a year where five percent of all purchases go to help a local organization that aligns with Whole Foods commitment to health and community impact.
The days can raise $2,500 or more for local organizations, according to a Massaro Community Farm press release.
Funds raised on Wednesday will go to expanding the Massaro Community farms certified organic growing operation, which helps provide nutrient-rich foods for hunger relief organizations.