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SeaTac’s first farm stand This Thursday, 4-6pm at Matt Griffin YMCA. Get local fruits and vegetables.

SeaTac’s first farm stand at the Matt Griffin YMCA.  . Come shop for local fruits and vegetables at the farm stand this Thursday, from 4-6pm at the Matt Griffin YMCA. This week we’ll have cherries, peaches, apricots, apples, carrots, rainbow chard, sugar snap peas, salad mix and zucchini! Come on opening day and get a FREE COOKBOOK! What’s cookin’? WSU’s Food $ense will be doing cooking demos—sharing easy, healthy recipes you can use with produce bought from the stands. The Eating Well for Less cookbook features recipes and tips for eating on a budget. Recipes are kid-tested!

 

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SeaTac Community Garden – Accepting Applications!

SeaTac's first community garden (located at North SeaTac Park) is now accepting applications! See the garden application for more details: CommunityGardenApplication_2017

 

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Urban Agriculture Convening Update

In June, FIN hosted a second convening with organizations working in urban agriculture throughout South King County. The group discussed how as a network we can connect people to resources and land to farm or garden. As an initial step, the group began to create an inventory of community gardens, urban farms and related programs happening now. The group- the South King County Urban Ag Networks now meets quarterly and has listserv to share info and resources. If you are interested in learning more and joining the group, please contact Sheelan at sheelan@foodinnovationnetwork.org.  

 

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Steering Committee charter and recruitment

The steering committee recently approved a charter that clarifies roles and expectations and has set a goal to increase representation of community members to 50% of the committee. In the next couple months each working group will get to weigh in our plan for recruiting and onboarding new members. Recruitment will not begin for several months. If you would like to learn more or discuss, please contact us.

 

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