We’re delighted to introduce you to Faizah Shukru, who recently joined our team to coordinate Tukwila Village Farmers Market and other FIN events! Faizah has lived in Tukwila for more than a decade, and brings experience serving community both as a volunteer and as a professional social worker.
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FIN entrepreneurs are contributing their time and skills to make tasty, healthy meals for seniors and families during the COVID-19 emergency.
Our new team member will coordinate our Tukwila Village Farmers Market and farm stand at the Matt Griffin YMCA, and also support community partnership, events, and other FIN activities.
The new year is bringing a bittersweet transition to FIN’s steering committee. Gladis Clemente, a Community Food Advocate of more than three years and our most recent steering committee co-chair, is stepping back from her formal roles with FIN. Gladis has been an enthusiastic leader and vocal advocate, and we’re thankful for all of her contributions to our community. This transition will create an opportunity for Community Food Advocate Ehler Win to step into the co-chair position.
At Keerai Farm in Enumclaw, Victor Anagli and Deepa Iyer connect with their cultural traditions and create a welcoming place for BIPOC families to experience farm life.
Nurse Laura Vogel believes that eating fresh foods can help prevent disease. She’s working to spread the word, and also to share her homegrown produce with her Tukwila neighbors.
Fall is here, and farmers market season is winding down–but you still have opportunities pick up delicious meals from FIN food businesses at our Taste Around the Globe booth and at special lunch pop-ups!
As the weather starts to cool, it’s the perfect time to grab some hot food at our Taste Around the Globe booth featuring FIN food businesses! You can find us at six markets in South King County and Seattle in September.
FIN entrepreneurs are contributing their culinary talents to help raise funds for the future home of our Food Business Incubator!
Krishna Biswa is one of the local growers you’ll meet at Tukwila Village Farmers Market. He grows organic produce at Namaste Community Garden and Namuna Garden in Tukwila alongside other IRC New Roots program participants.