Category Archives: CPPW grant

F2T Work Continues To Increase Healthy Food Access in Underserved Communities

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter For the last 18 months, the Puget Sound Food Network has played a key role in a public health partnership led by City of Seattle Human Services Aging and Disability Services called Farm to Table … Continue reading

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Partnering to Ensure Healthy Meals for Child Care

The Youth and Family Empowerment (YFE) division of Seattle Human Services and PSFN have partnered once again to help connect healthy foods to our community. Last week we sponsored two training sessions for cooks at child care centers. Once again, … Continue reading

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New “Good Food Bags” Program is off to a Good Start!

On Wednesday PSFN helped organize something we’ve never done before: an aggregated buying model serving the families of our Farm to Table (F2T) child care centers! This event is yet another spin-off of our Farm to Table project, a public … Continue reading

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Strength Through Diversity: People, Products, Markets

By PSFN’s Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Emma Brewster On Thursday, Cascade Harvest Coalition hosted the Olympic Peninsula Farm to Table Trade Meeting in Port Townsend. The overwhelming theme of the day was the importance of diversity: diversity of knowledge, experience, … Continue reading

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PSFN Welcomes Back AmeriCorps Member in New Role

PSFN is pleased to announce the return of Emma Brewster for a second AmeriCorps term. Emma has been serving as PSFN’s Farm to Community Coordinator, focusing primarily on the CPPW Farm to Table Project with Seattle and King County.  This … Continue reading

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CPPW Farm to Table Summer Update

(continued from Summer Newsletter) Spring was a tricky time in terms of bringing in Farm to Table orders due to flooding and low temperatures which lagged behind the seasonal norm. During this time, because of limited produce selections and  fewer … Continue reading

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Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Pays Farm to Table Partners Another Visit!

Yesterday, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn paid PSFN’s Farm to Table project partners his second visit this year!  Mayor McGinn dropped by Beacon Hill Community Day School (of the Community Day School Association [CDSA], an Early Learning and Family Support [ELFS] … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Update: Early Learning and School Aged Community Make Leaps and Bounds!

The Farm to Table (F2T) pilot project among the early learning, child care, and school age community launched in late March and we’re so proud of, and impressed by, their progress so far! Only two months into the eight-month pilot, … Continue reading

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Farm to Table (F2T) Makes its 1st Child Care Delivery!

Only three weeks after the launch of the F2T Child Care Pilot through the City of Seattle’s Early Learning and Family Support (ELFS) division, PSFN has coordinated the first ELFS F2T delivery! Prospect Enrichment Preschool, an Early Childhood Education and … Continue reading

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Producer Member Highlight – Kia Armstrong, Nash’s Organic Produce

New PSFN member, Nash’s Organic Produce, has been farming in the Dungeness River Valley for nearly four decades.  Farm to Community Coordinator, Emma Brewster, chatted with Nash’s Farm Manager, Kia Armstrong last week about the farm’s history, its current projects, … Continue reading

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