Root Cause Farm announces a prize giveaway November 1- December 7, 2020. Donate to our mission of providing community solutions to hunger and be entered in up to four prize drawings. That's four chances to win amazing local experiences from one of our generous partners! December 1st is GivingTuesday, and our campaign centers around this date. Donate by GivingTuesday (December 1) and be entered in all four prize drawings. Donate after GivingTuesday, until December 7th, and be entered into the remaining prize drawings*. 

Prizes are as follows:

* No contribution necessary to be entered to win. Click here to enter without contributing

Sweepstakes Rules


Root Cause Farm (RCF) End of Season Prize Giveaway

RCF is giving away prize packages during its End of Season Prize Giveaway November 1 through December 7, 2020


No contribution is necessary to be entered in drawings. Drawings are open to people residing in the 50 states of the U.S. or District of Columbia. Entrants must be 18 or older. Root Cause Farm, 26 Joe Jenkins Rd, Fairview, NC 28730, sponsors these contests. RCF Board and Staff and their respective household members are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) must complete a W9 form prior to claiming prize(s).


How to Enter
No purchase or contribution is necessary. Donors may enter this contest by making a one-time contribution or a recurring donation at or by mailing a donation to Root Cause Farm, PO Box 271, Fairview, NC 28730. Donors who are currently signed up for RCF’s Perennial Growers Program (recurring gift program) are automatically entered on the first day of the entry period. To be entered in the drawing without making a contribution, click here. No other method of entry will be accepted. Contest begins November 1st, 2020 at 12:01 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on December 7th, 2020. Mailed donations will be entered into prize giveaways based on postmark date. Limit one entry per person. Incomplete entries are void.


Selection of Winner(s)
Winners will be selected in random drawings from among all eligible entries received or postmarked by the deadline dates. Prize drawings will be conducted by RCF. Entries received or postmarked by GivingTuesday (December 1, 2020) will be entered to win all prizes. Entries received or postmarked after GivingTuesday, until December 7th, will be entered into remaining prize drawings
based on the following schedule: 1) those giving by December 3, 2020; 3) those giving by December 5, 2020, and 4) those giving by December 7, 2020. Winners will be announced on Instagram and Facebook after prizes are confirmed. Winners need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or email within two business days of drawing. Every reasonable attempt will be made to award each prize. If the potential winner cannot be reached after 30 days from first notification attempt, or the potential winner has refused to accept the prize, or the entrant is found to be ineligible, or the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, a new winner will be selected at random. In the event the second winner does not accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited and become the property of Root Cause Farm.


Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winner’s name, hometown, and likeness for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email.


Limit of Entry
Limit one (1) entry per person for the entire entry period. Multiple entries, if discovered, will be disqualified. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. RCF is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing does not constitute proof of delivery.


Prizes are not transferable and have no cash value. All taxes on the prizes, including but not limited to federal, state and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of the prize) are the responsibility of the winners. Prize drawing participants, by entering, release RCF and its employees from any liability with respect to the receipt or use of any awarded prize. RCF makes no and disclaims all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, or merchantability of any prize.


Prize Schedule and Descriptions:

Donate or enter between November 1st and December 1st to be entered into the drawing for all four prizes. Donors contributing after GivingTuesday, until December 7th, will be entered into remaining prize drawings. 


Two-Night Stay at Hyatt Place Asheville and Dining Credit to The Montford Rooftop Bar - Value $500-$600

Enjoy a 2-night stay at The Hyatt Place Asheville and $100 dining credit to The Montford Rooftop Bar. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Asheville. Enjoy an evening at The Montford Rooftop bar with craft cocktails and delicious food prepared with local ingredients.


Folly Beach Stay – Value $550. Two days and three nights in a wonderful 2-bedroom house at Folly Beach, located 10 minutes from Charleston, SC! Find the relaxation you've been searching for at this second-floor villa in Mariner's Cay, where you'll have a beautifully appointed living space and a lovely position overlooking the Folly River. Watch boats come and go from the marina on your screened porch and private balcony, prepare your favorite meals on stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and fill your days with fun at the community swimming pool, dock, and tennis courts. Subject to availability, must reserve at least 30 days in advance. Photos and details available here.


Prepared Holiday Meal for 6 by Chef Philip Bollhoefer of The Montford Rooftop Bar - Value $500

Chef Bollhoefer will prepare a 'heat and serve' holiday meal utilizing local ingredients and humanely raised meats. Meal will include 2 proteins/entrees, 2 sides, 1 salad, 1 dessert, 2 bottles of wine. Meal may be delivered within a 25 mile radius of Asheville.


Wine Tasting with Rise over Run Wine and Charcuterie Board Experience at Forestry Camp Bar and Restaurant - Value $400

Enjoy a private wine tasting with local importer and expert Kate Stamps, as you snack on an artisanal charcuterie spread curated by local author and butcher Meredith Leigh. You'll enjoy this unique culinary experience at Forestry Camp Bar and Restaurant in East Asheville, where you can purchase additional food from their menu, shop at their impressive "Camp Grocery", browse their wine shop, and of course pick up some craft brew from Burial Beer. Rise Over Run is a small importer/distributor based in Asheville, NC. We focus on small family farms that emphasize organic, biodynamic and natural wines. Your evening of wine pairing and tasting at Forestry Camp will include wines chosen by Kate Stamps, the founder. Wines will be discussed in regards to fun facts, including but not limited to details about the regions, producers, how the wines were made, and their recommended pairings. The winner can choose their wine category based on personal interest: Tour de France, Around the World, Unique and Obscure Wines, Fully Natural. The evening will last from 2-3 hours depending on the desires of those attending. When you're done, you'll take home your handcrafted wooden charcuterie board and any remaining wine bottles (bottles)


The safety and wellbeing of our community is naturally a priority for RCF. The organization has been observing COVID-19 protocols throughout its operations since the beginning of the pandemic. We acknowledge that the nature of some of these prizes promotes travel and/or gathering during a pandemic. RCF is not involved in determining COVID-19 protocols in place at any of these businesses. However, the donors of these prizes are friends of RCF, as are you, and we ask all prize recipients to honor COVID-19 safety guidelines when enjoying these prizes. We are all in this together.  

Root Cause Farm reserves the right to cancel this contest and not award any prizes, in the event of unforeseen developments warrant cancellation. 

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the State.