Background information about each project's host site.
A background of South King County Food Coalition's involvement with Elk Run Farm.
City Fruit promotes the cultivation of urban fruit in order to nourish people, build communities and protect the climate.
CSML houses the Moses Lake Food Bank and is the distribution hub for 33 other food banks in 5 counties in Central Washington.
Learn about the scope, outreach and development of Community Farm Connection in the Wenatchee, Chelan/Douglas and Grant Counties
Set within the rural north-central WA State, Okanogan County Community Action Council's "Food For All" gleaning program is based on three tiers: nutrition, education and gardening/gleaning.
The Yakima Valley Produce Harvest has connected the agricultural assets of the Yakima Valley with the hunger-relief and distribution capacity of Northwest Harvest since 2009.
The South King County Food Coalition was founded in 1983 to assess the needs of south King County food banks, organize their collective efforts and assure the effective distribution of food to south county residents.
After a lengthy search for space, a partnership was started between Lettuce Link and the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA). SHA manages low-income and mixed-income housing developments throughout Seattle. A piece of land in the Rainier Vista re-development that was unused for years is now the Seattle Community Farm.
Second Harvest distributes more than 2 million pounds of food each month with more than 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers. They feed about 50,000 people each week!
Lettuce Link is one of over 30 programs of Solid Ground, a large social service agency that serves Seattle and King County. In keeping with Solid Ground’ mission of “building community to end poverty,” Lettuce Link seeks to create equal access to nourishing, healthy, culturally appropriate food by providing organic produce, seeds, starts, and gardening information to those living on low-incomes.
The Pierce County Gleaning Project is the first organized gleaning effort in Pierce County since early 2000. The Project began in 2009 at St. Leo’s Food Connection and in Fall 2010 it grew with the placement of an AmeriCorps*VISTA gleaning coordinator at the Emergency Food Network.