How to Donate:
V.F.M.A. has made donating as easy as a few clicks-of-the-mouse. Using Paypal, you are able to use your credit card, debit card, or bank account, to donate an amount of your choosing.
Click on the "Donate" button below. Once on the Paypal website, you can choose the amount you would like to donate and enter your payment information.
Make a Tax Deductible
and help V.F.M.A. Support Local Food
|Q: Do I need a Paypal account to make a donation?
|A: No, you do not need a Paypal account to make a donation. if you have an account already, you of course may use it.
|Q: Is there a minimum amount that's acceptable for a donation?
|A: No, the Village Farmers market Association understands that you value your hard earned money and appreciates ANY amount you're able to donate.
|Q: What if I don't want to use the Paypal website, am I still able to donate?
|A: Yes, you can send a check or money order made to: Village Farmers Market Association to:
Village Farmers Market Association
4397 Aquarius Rd.
Lompoc, CA 93436
About the Village Farmers Market Association (V.F.M.A.)
V.F.M.A. is a local, Federally Recognized 501(c)3 Nonprofit corporation, all donations are tax deductible. Upon making a donation, you will receive a personalized thank you letter from the Village Farmers Market Association's Board of Directors.
What Your Donation will Go Towards:
Donations help support the Teaching Garden at the Lompoc Valley Community Youth Center on College Ave in Lompoc, CA. This garden is used to reconnect children with the food they eat in order to to empower them with the knowledge to make informed nutritional decisions helping them avoid food related illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Below are some of the costs related to growing and maintaining the teaching garden:
Organic Soil Supplements
Donations ensure V.F.M.A. is able to continue screening informative documentaries which fall within the mission of supporting local food and the planet. These screenings serve as enjoyable events to learn more about healthy food and eco friendly practices while connecting with local people with the same interests. Below are some of the costs related to screening a documentary:
Rental Fees for Venue
The Vandenberg Village Farmers' Market is V.F.M.A.'s most costly endeavour. Government fees, insurance, marketing, and traffic control equipment are proving to be substantial amounts of money. Your donation will help ensure the market is able to come to fruition this June 5th. Below are some of the costs of organizing the Vandenberg Village Farmers' Market:
Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner's Office Fee
Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Fee
Santa Barbara County Public Works Department Fee
Traffic Control Equipment (needed to block off Burton Mesa Blvd.)
Communications Equipment (used to accept FRESH (food stamps))