The public is encouraged to take part in the Maquoketa FFA Chapter’s annual fruit, meat and cheese fundraiser.

Available items include Texas red grapefruit, California navel oranges, Washington apples and pears. There will also be Wisconsin cheeses and sausages, Iowa meat sticks and Albanese nuts.

Orders are due Nov. 2. Contact a Maquoketa FFA members or visit to place an order. Estimated arrival date is Nov. 30.

For more information, contact FFA adviser Matt Lansing at or call Maquoketa High School at (563) 652-2451, Ext. 4238.