Video: Soozveen Mediterranean Catering Owners Cook With Love

Zozan and Sheelan

We’re excited to share the first of five videos profiling FIN Food Business Incubator participants! This week the spotlight is on Soozveen Mediterranean Catering. Sisters Sheelan and Zozan founded Soozveen because they wanted to share family recipes and stories. Try their dolmas, hummus, falafel, and other dishes made from scratch and flavored with the spices
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New Volunteer Opportunities: Graphic Design and Marketing Consultants

Incubator participants

Use your graphic design or marketing skills to help an emerging entrepreneur launch a new food business! Branding and marketing support is a vital component of FIN’s Food Business Incubator program, which assists entrepreneurs through training, mentoring, and affordable commercial kitchen space. Most program participants are refugees and immigrants with low household incomes. Learn how
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Happy New Year, and Thank You for an Amazing 2018!

Last year, with your help, FIN: added a new Tukwila Village location to Namaste Farm Stand, and offered a total of 39 farm stand days. Together with our partners at IRC New Roots, we became authorized to accept SNAP/EBT payment as well as Fresh Bucks, and we made locally grown produce affordable and accessible for
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Meet Ofelia Anorve and Her New Business, Mamá Tila Catering & Events!

Ofelia

Incubator program participant Ofelia Anorve brings authentic dishes from across Mexico to the Seattle area. Check out Mamá Tila’s catering menu, and read on for our Q & A with Ofelia. Tell us about your business. My business specializes in traditional Mexican food. How did get the idea for your business? A lot of people would tell me that
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Spreading the Word About Food Resources

Food access workshop participants

One of the barriers that keep families and individuals from meeting their daily food needs is not knowing about the resources available in the community. To increase awareness throughout the community, FIN held a four-hour workshop in June about how these programs and benefits work, who’s eligible, and how to access them. The 16 workshop
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