Farmers ship food to troops | AG

National Guard troops on obligation in our nation’s capital will shortly be obtaining a distinctive taste in the chow line. Farmers Union Enterprises is donating $50,000 to present about 5,000 soldiers with a food at Founding Farmers restaurants, dependent in the location of Washington, D.C.

“We hope the gift of some dwelling-design and style cooking from our farmer-owned restaurants reminds the troops that we respect their sacrifice and the time they’ve spent absent from their households,” explained Darin Von Ruden, Wisconsin Farmers Union president. “The National Guard, like our farmer members, are executing essential get the job done. This is our way of thanking them for their company in shielding our capitol and democracy.”

Farmers Union Enterprises is comprised of a number of Farmers Union-owned organizations in the Upper Midwest – the dividends of which help fund Farmers Union companies in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin as very well as Farmers Union Enterprises programs and the National Farmers Union.

Dan Simons, supervisor of Founding Farmers and the Farmers Restaurant Team, reported lunch and dinner foods will be delivered to the National Guard for distribution by way of its foods-provider community.

“Heart. Generosity. Farming. Protection. Assistance. The substances in this recipe are amazing on their individual and even extra remarkable alongside one another,” Simons claimed. “My workforce and I are honored to be able to provide delish meals to people who provide and secure each individual and every working day, and have sincere gratitude to our farmer-owners for their generosity with funding this mission.”

Any one wishing to donate to the humanitarian effort and hard work can do so on-line by the North Dakota Farmers Union Foundation. Go to and click on on “Donate Now.”

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