I can’t tell you how honored and proud I am to feature this giveaway on my blog. Not only is labeling genetically modified foods (GMOs) the most critical issue facing facing the environment and the organic food movement today, but I also just love Alvarado St. Bakery.
I’ve been eating Alvarado Street Bakery Sprouted Bread for 25 years. OK, ahem, yes I know that dates me.
I was just out of high school, working as a nanny in San Francisco. Someone made me the most delicious avocado-cheese-tomato-sprouts sandwich on Alvarado Street Sprouted Bread. It was the first time I had ever tasted sprouted bread.
I fell in love… and I’ve been eating it ever since.
We buy a loaf of Alvarado Street Bakery every week.
Sprouted bread is much better for you than regular storebought bread. It’s made from whole grains, and it’s sprouted. And Alvarado St. Bakery Bread is organic.
Yes on Prop 37 Giveaway: Alvarado St. Bakery Sprouted Bread – $285 Value
For over three decades, Alvarado St. Bakery has been a leader in the organic farming movement. They’re the oldest and largest cooperatively owned certified organic bakery. And did I mention they are solar-powered? Yeah, how cool is that?
Right now, organic is under attack in this country. Our only hope for getting genetically modified (GMO) foods labeled is happening RIGHT NOW in California. Next month, California voters are getting the chance to vote to label GMOs. The initiative is called Proposition 37.
Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, the opposition (Monsanto, Dupont, et al) have raised over $20 million to try to sway Californians to vote no on Prop 37.
We need to raise money to tell the truth about the dangers of GMOs — on TV commercials, billboards, etc. — and get Californians out on November 6th to VOTE YES on PROP 37.
Giveaway: Alvarado St. Bakery Sprouted Bread – $285 Value
To help raise funds for Yes on Prop 37, Alvarado St. Bakery has generously donated 10 packs of coupons for their bread.
Each winner will receive a pack of coupons for Alvarado St. Bakery bread, valued at $22.45. There will be 10 winners. The coupons can be used anywhere in the U.S.
There will also be 1 bonus winner who will receive, in addition to a pack of coupons, a tie-dyed Alvarado Street Bakery t-shirt (value $60).
Check out this awesome t-shirt:
I’m so envious of the lucky winner! This shirt reminds me of the good old days in college, when I used to live in San Francisco usher for the Grateful Dead.
How to Enter to Win
All you have to do is use the Rafflecopter widget below and (1) Sign up for my weekly newsletter (or send in a postcard — see official rules for details) and (2) Make a voluntary donation to Yes on Prop 37 (or comment below about why you support Prop 37).
You don’t have to donate to win — this is voluntary — but hopefully you’ll find a way to donate something! I just donated $100 (and this is not my first donation). Even if you can only donate $10, every little bit helps!
You can get more entries by sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
PLEASE NOTE: This sweepstakes is open to US residents only; residents of Florida, New York or Rhode Island are not eligible.
Good luck, everyone! And thank you for donating what you can to this important initiative, and for sharing this giveaway!
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