We’re thrilled to announce our community farm stand is returning this season, and has added a second location! We will host Namaste Farm Stand weekly at two locations: Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac and the new Tukwila Village Plaza near the Tukwila Library. Last year FIN and our partner, International Rescue Committee’s New Roots program,… Read more »
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FIN entrepreneurs will sell delicious prepared foods at farmers markets in Federal Way and Renton this season! Check out the June schedule, and come back to find out which businesses will be at the markets for the rest of the season. Renton Farmers Market, Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. • June 5, 12, 19: Sherehe Kenya Kitchen… Read more »
Join us for FIN’s 3rd Annual Resource Fair And connect with everything food!
At the end of last year, we sent several advocates to the Community Food Systems Conference. Here’s what they learned… My general perception is that the conference central topics were farming and projects/programs related to farming. One of the workshops that I attended talked about doing partnerships with churches that have land to offer farming opportunities for… Read more »
At the end of last year, we sent several advocates to the Community Food Systems Conference. Here’s what they learned… The conferences were informative. The conference was packed full of topics, like food, community and organizational involvement, healthy eating, nutrition, social justice, gardening, and farming. It promoted public markets and encouraged better use of SNAP benefits.… Read more »
At the end of last year, we sent several advocates to the Community Food Systems Conference. Here’s what they learned… I learned about movement-building in food systems: the case of Puerto Rico, how people have the ability to sustain themselves, besides early colonial context, production, focused on exportation. Most of their produce comes from outside… Read more »
Sherehe Kenyan Kitchen Service Area: King County, Tacoma, and North to Everett Availability: I deliver Friday through Monday and prefer a week’s notice Contact: 253 332 1615 or firstname.lastname@example.org Q: Tell us about your business? I cater home-style Kenyan food and drinks. You can’t miss my signature Chai, brewed with fresh ginger, honey, and international… Read more »
Maraki Maraki, established in 2016, is an Ethiopian coffee and catering business. Business partners Fanaye Gebeyaw and Lidia Tadlla provide Ethiopian coffee and healthy snacks through the traditional ceremony that is perfect for social occasions. Service Area: Seattle and King County Availability: Call us anytime Contact: (206) 832-5979 Q: Tell us about your business… Read more »
Mian Dian Noodles Mian Dian is an authentic Chinese catering company run by Yanzhi Zhang and her daughter, Manchun Yu. Together, they make handmade food like they used to enjoy in China. Service Area: Within 20 Miles of Kent Availability: Delivery on Saturday and Sundays Contact: 425-524-2721 Q: What inspired you… Read more »
Jazie Fresh Meals Jazie Fresh Meals is an on-demand weekly meal service that was just launched this year (2017) in Kent. Owner and chef Jasmin King joins us for an interview as one of FIN’s newest Entrepreneurs. Service Area: Pick Up or Free Delivery in Kent, $5-$10 from Tacoma to North Seattle Availability: Orders Filled… Read more »