There's a great promo. going on at all Burgerville locations throughout Oregon and Washington that you should know about if you have kids in your life. Local, sustainable fast food chain Burgerville is offering seed packets in its kids' meals. They've partnered up with urban farm education center Zenger Farm and this spring through May -- until supplies last -- when you purchase a Burgerville kids' meal you get a packet of seeds, an illustrated plant stake and a Zenger Farm activity bag. So go get some burgers and fries and plant some seeds!
Straight from the press release...
“It all starts with a seed. When kids plant, tend and harvest vegetables, they are more inclined to eat them. We see it over and over again at Zenger Farm,” said Jill Kuehler, Executive Director of Zenger Farm. “We are proud to partner with Burgerville to encourage families to plant a garden this spring and cook with what they grow.”
About Zenger Farm
Founded in 1999, Zenger Farm is a working urban farm that models, promotes and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development and access to good food for all. It now consists of 9.7 acres of farmland and wetland in outer southeast Portland. Learn more at zengerfarm.org or call (503) 282-4245.
Burgerville is a restaurant company with 38 locations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, serving guests fresh, great tasting food from the mission “serve with love.” Burgerville’s values extend beyond locally grown berries, all-natural Country Natural Beef, Walla Walla onions and cage-free eggs. At Burgerville, the commitment to fresh, local and sustainable values is about helping people and communities thrive. The innovative company, established in 1961, is redefining industry norms by providing affordable health care for hourly employees and their dependents, purchasing wind power equal to their electricity use, converting used trans-fat free cooking oil to biodiesel and implementing comprehensive resource stewardship and recycling. For more information about Burgerville, please visit burgerville.com