Gabriel Gibbens is a Harvest VISTA serving at the OIC of Washington in Yakima, WA. As the Gleaning and Education Coordinator, Gabriel connects with Yakima Valley farmers to coordinate gleaning events and works alongside the SNAP-Ed education program to promote healthy eating within the community….
Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC)
Food accessibility and sovereignty is crucial during this because convenience has dissipated and overridden the average individual’s ability and knowledge to produce and prepare their own food. A large number of individuals haven’t been exposed or taught traditional means of cooking or growing.