Food for Life - Gold Scout Interest Badge

Badge requirements

 
  1. Completion of the Food for Life – Silver Scoutcraft Badge is a prerequisite for this badge.
  2. Draw up a basic business plan, which you are to implement, which includes:
    1. Name of the business;
    2. Market place – Where you will sell your produce and who will your customers be;
    3. Product – What you will be selling;
    4. Budget – How you will keep accurate record of income and expenditure and how much you will charge for your products;
    5. Staffing – Who will be responsible for each job; and
    6. Marketing – How will you market your product – including a poster or banner that you will use.
  3. Do ONE of the following:
    1. Pickle a vegetable
    2. Make jam
    3. Dry a vegetable or fruit
  4. Grow two types of these vegetables and donate them to a worthy cause or help an orphanage, old age home, church, etc. to start a garden.
  5. Explain how you will test the type of soil that you have.
  6. Explain two types of irrigation that you can use for your vegetable garden.

Requirements in PDF


See also