International Rescue Committee
The global pandemic of COVID-19 disproportionately affected marginalized populations such as the elderly and refugees. In collaboration with Food Innovation Network (FIN), the International Rescue Committee New Roots program and HAH VISTA Anastasia coordinated the delivery of 50 bags of fresh produce weekly to low-income seniors in SeaTac and Tukwila.
Harvest VISTA Anastasia Ryseff serves at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) New Roots Program. New Roots at the IRC Seattle works with refugee, immigrant and vulnerable communities in South King County to improve food access and community wellness. New Roots provides individuals and families space…
Cooking Connections; Partnerships to Promote Emotional Wellbeing Among Senior Refugee and Immigrant Communities19.02.2020 in Harvest Blog, International Rescue Committee, Washington state
On an icy afternoon in January, the Namaste Garden’s senior Bhutanese refugee community members gathered at St. Thomas Church in Tukwila, WA to attend a cooking class.
Harvest VISTA Hailey Baker writes about how the Tukwila Village Farmers Market is run.