Nebraska FFA Foundation launches 2022 Holiday Gift Guide featuring student-produced products

Nebraska FFA Foundation launches 2022 Holiday Gift Guide featuring student-produced products
Crazy T Creations | Taya Hambleton, Nebraska Ag Academy
November 15th, 2022 | Nebraska FFA Foundation

The Nebraska FFA Foundation announced the launch of the second annual holiday gift guide.

This year, the guide features seven businesses operated by FFA members as part of their Supervised Agricultural Experience.

These businesses are either an entrepreneurship project for one FFA member or are a school-based enterprise where a group of FFA members operate the business.

The Nebraska FFA Foundation said these members are learning real-world business skills, including marketing, recordkeeping, and operations and production.

“The Holiday Gift Guide has become a highlight for me each year,” said Stacey Agnew, Nebraska FFA Foundation Executive Director. “It showcases a variety of skills that Nebraska FFA members have. I am proud of the hard work that these members are doing to learn to operate a business and hope many people will support them.”

This year’s featured businesses include live Christmas trees, home décor, houseplants, popcorn and caramel apples. To see the guide, click here.


A Tree & A Truck Co.

Cora Hoffschneider, Centennial FFA

Description: Live Christmas Trees, Wreaths and Cuttings!

Learn more and order:


AK Home Decor

Abby Kerkman, Neligh-Oakdale FFA

Description: Wooden home decor–blanket ladders, shelves, noodle boards, trays, centerpieces and pumpkins

Learn more: A.K. Home Decor Instagram Page

How to order: Email akerkman44@gmail.com or DM on Instagram

Do you ship? No


Crazy T Creations

Taya Hambleton, Nebraska Ag Academy

Description: Custom Wooden animal planters – cattle sheep, goats and pigs. Planters can be used year-round. They are $55 each or $70 with Christmas greenery.

Learn more: 308-550-0418

How to order: Email Taya at taya.hambleton@gmail.com

Do you ship? Yes


Dirt Poor Plant Rich

Clara Ankeny, Wayne FFA

Description: Are you a plant lover? We are selling succulents and various plants. Clara started this from propogating succulents her brother was selling as a fundraiser. It was a hobby, but quickly expanded! Custom orders accepted.

Learn more and order: Email Clara at clanke01@waynebluedevils.org.

Do you ship? No


Dragon Fire Popcorn

Madison School-Based Enterprise

Description: Members of the Madison FFA Chapter grew red popcorn and are selling it in 1.25 pound bags for $5.00 each. The popcorn is a high quality and pops well using any method.

Learn more: Facebook – Madison Agriculture Education & FFA Chapter Page

How to order: Contact via Facebook.

Ordering deadline for Christmas: 12/5/2022

Do you ship? Yes


Husky Laser

West Holt School-Based Enterprise

Description: Husky Laser if offering engraved cutting boards for the holiday season.

Husky Laser is a school based enterprise consisting of West Holt FFA members. Members create products using the chapter’s laser cutter. Members manage, operate, and share the profits of the the business. We have a laser that engraves cups, cutting boards, and glass etc.

Learn more and order: westholtffa.org

Ordering deadline for Christmas: 12/11/2022

Do you ship? Yes


Jada’s Caramel Apples

Jada Rubalcava, Gothenburg FFA

Description: Jada’s Caramel Apples is an entrepreneurship business that creates delectable candy-coated caramel apples. These special delicacies can be used for holidays, special events, gifts, etc. The flavors of these caramel apples are endless and can satisfy any sweet tooth.

Learn more and order: Facebook Page – Jada’s Caramel Apples

Ordering deadline for Christmas: 12/10/2022

Do you ship? No

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