Floating your boat helps feed mid-Missouri
Mar 9, 2012
Though not directly related to research and innovation in food, this event is at the heart of what the Food for the Future initiative helps do – provide food for those to whom it isn’t always readily available.
From Mizzou Weekly
Want to race a cardboard boat to help a local organization feed the hungry? The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) and The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri are giving amateur boat builders a chance to float to victory.
Float Your Boat for the Food Bank Cardboard Regatta is happening April 21 at A. Perry Philips Park, 5050 Bristol Lake Parkway.
Registration for racers ends March 21. All proceeds go toward supplying food to needy mid-Missourians.
Float Your Boat is part of a 12-month commitment by CAFNR to boost food donations to The Food Bank. The college contributes by using its expertise, partnerships and knowledge in areas of agriculture, economics and nutrition. More…