Tag: events

Reflections from Community Kitchen #2

We just finished FIN's 2nd community kitchen event at the  SeaTac community center. I was excited because it was open to the whole community and many people showed up from the City of SeaTac and Highline College.  It was such a great experience to work with new people in the kitchen. I think everyone enjoyed the food and were happy about this event - the most important thing is that people walked out with new friends and new ideas. A big THANK YOU to everyone that helped out. We couldn’t do it with our wonderful advocates; Gladis, Lidia, Muslima, Zozan and myself.  Thank you for sharing dishes from your countries. We are also thankful to all the volunteers, Seth Schromen- Wawrin, Colleen Brandt- Schluter and Erika Martinez we couldn’t do with our help in the kitchen. Brian Tomisser and So Won Kim for organizing event and welcoming guests. If you missed this community kitchen, stay tuned for the next one coming in Fall 2017! Sheelan Shamdeen June, 15,2017  

 

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Healthy Kids Day

Last Saturday, FIN advocates, along with other partners, attended the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day and hosted a cooking station to demonstrate to kids and parents how fun and easy it is to eat healthy food. Here's what Gladis had to say about the experience: "It was a great experience for me to participate in the Healthy kids event at Matt Griffin YMCA. It was the first time that I have the opportunity to teach hands on how to make guacamole, which is a food that represents my culture  and it is also a healthy dip made from vegetables.I really enjoy knowing that a healthy recipe can  make a difference in somebody's life,  especially with children and since this event was family friendly, many families could taste and learn from scratch how to make this food.I am very thankful to FIN for  give me the chance to connect with the community through food."                     - Gladis Clemente   [gallery ids="1449,1450,1451,1452,1453" orderby="rand"]

 

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The 2nd Annual FIN Resource Fair is Here!

We are excited to host the 2nd Annual FIN Resource Fair May 12th from 5:30-8pm at Foster High School. This year we will be bringing together resources for both entrepreneurs and community members. Folks can get help starting a food business, finding a job in the food industry, or taking food and nutrition classes. More than 20 resource providers will be participating. We will have fun children’s activities and feature food from the FIN entrepreneurs.  Join us in celebrating the diversity of South King County through food! If you are interested in coming or want to invite others, visit us on Facebook.

 

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FIN IS INVITING YOU TO TOUR: TAMU FOOD

Tamu Food

Offer Varieties Of Flavors

Come and join us to explore the Local and family owned, Tamu Foods launches production of its specialty gourmet line of Samosas in 2004 due

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Time: 1:00pm to 2:00 pm

To attend please contact Sheelan:

(206)573-0218

sheelan@foodinnovationnetwork.org

foodinnovationnetwork.org

 

 

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First Step – Week 1 (Lynnwood)

CommunityEnterprise offers accessible and affordable "first step" entrepreneurship training, consulting and other support, empowering people in low-wealth and underserved communities to start and grow profitable small businesses sustainably connected to a local, living economy. The First Step series is essential for those who want to start a business. It is not a “How to Start a Business” class. Instead, it will help you assess your readiness and the feasibility of your business idea and business goals. Classes meet for 2 hours a week, for 3 weeks. Apply online at www.cie-nw.org/apply or email communityenterprise@cie-nw.org for more information.  

 

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FIN is inviting you to tour: Renton technical college Culinary Arts

FIN is inviting you to tour:

Renton technical college culinary arts

Come and join us to explore the

Beauty of Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Bread Baking, Cake Decorating

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

To attend please contact Sheelan:

(206)573-0218

sheelan@foodinnovationnetwork.org

foodinnovationnetwork.org

 

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Food Systems Roundtable Coming Up!

Join the conversation! The Regional Food Policy Council is hosting a WA State Food System Roundtable November 17th from 3-6pm at the Puget Sound Regional Council offices in Seattle. See the flyer for more details (PDF)

 

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First FIN Tour: Renton Farmers Market

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. Tour the Renton Farmers Market with FIN! Want to sell at a farmer's market? Join us for a FREE tour of the Renton Farmers Market. Key vendors will share stories and advice before a market tour. Tour guests will be have time to explore the market and debrief with the tour guide while sharing snacks. Space is limited, so reserve a spot today:

  1. Send a text to 206-370-0045
  2. Include the word "RENTON" and your name.
 

 

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Healthy Eating Community Conversation

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) to 2pm 4040 S 188th St Suite 100, SeaTac WA 98188

To register call Zac Eskenazi at (206) 816-3241 with the following information:
  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Number and age of children
One person per household. Residents of SeaTac or South King County  preferred. Heatlhy Eating Community Conversation

 

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Introducing FIN Tours

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 one. Stay tuned for event details.

 

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