EdLab Spark: Run an Educational Food & Fundraising Stall

If you want to make a change to your local community or to support a national campaign, one common way to do this is to run an information or fundraising stall using food. These activities are key tactics for many campaigns and good causes. As such, there are often support kits or online information that you can use to give you inspiration.

To make the most of your time, make sure you make the experience of running the stall good training for you as an educator. You may want to create an educational resources in the form of a campaign leaflet, you may practice a short presentation to give to those who attend your stall. You may use food or arts to communicate key messages in a creative way and then use social media tactically to spread the word further.

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The case study of the Conflict Kitchen designed by Sydney Arndt and inspired by bell hooks, gives more detail about the underlying tactics and principles at play in the use of food as outreach.