At 31, Jaqueline Garcia is a force of nature. From empowering Latina mothers to small business advisor, it was motherhood that was the catalyst for her to become a community leader and fuel her ambition.
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Are you passionate about food systems change and uplifting the voices of South King County? Join our team! FIN is hiring for a part-time Program Assistant. Applications are due Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
Are you passionate about food systems change and uplifting the voices of South King County? Join our team! FIN is hiring for a part-time Program Assistant.
Attention community members interested in starting a food business working at a food business! FIN is kicking off a series of local food business tours. Participants will get an inside look at local businesses and commercial spaces, our first being the Renton Farmers Market. Want to sell at a farmer’s market? Join us for a FREE tour of… Read more »
What is Healthy Eating Like in Your Community? The Healthy King County Coalition, in partnership with The Family Resource Center at Angle Lake, is hosting a community conversation. Participants will receive a complimentary meal and grocery gift card, and childcare will be provided. Space is limited, so register quickly! Monday, August 22nd, 2016 12 (Noon)… Read more »
The Community Engagement Work Group is getting ready to launch a year-long series of food business tours. Starting in August, one tour will be held during the last week of every month. The goal is to get an inside look at local businesses for community members interested in starting a food business or working for… Read more »
We are just two weeks from completing the business plan draft for FIN Center at the Matt Griffin YMCA. Next steps include having a joint meeting with Pilot Kitchen Work Group to ensure the work happening there will inform the programming at the FIN Center, slated to open 2018.
FIN is seeking a creative individual to be a communications and social media point person. This intern will be responsible for monitoring and managing several social media and communications platforms — including Facebook and Twitter — managing and updating FIN’s monthly content calendar, and producing FIN’s bi-monthly newsletter. See position description for more information and… Read more »
“I’ve been on a mission to find a way to fight diabetes and obesity in the Latino community.” Cesar’s business helps people turn their lives around 180 degrees with realistic goals, personalized nutrition, and Mexican style meal options.
Anchor tenant and FIN partner Project Feast, is working hard with us to get the Pilot Kitchen ready to use. Project Feast’s apprentice program and the first FIN entrepreneur cohort will begin using the space in August this year. Stay tuned for photos!