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Produce Buyers Club How-To: Setting Up Vendor Invoicing Protocols

Lorie Bonham serves as a Harvest VISTA at Concrete Jungle in Atlanta, GA, coordinating volunteers and emerging programs. Since its founding in 2009, Concrete Jungle has rescued and redirected 117,583 pounds of produce (470,335 servings) to hunger relief organizations in Georgia. They credit their success

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Welcome, Aaron!

We’re excited to welcome Aaron New as our newest Harvest VISTA Leader! Originally from West Virginia, he relocated to Washington state in 2018 to “adventure and explore a place that has fascinated me since I was a kid.” Previously, he has served as an AmeriCorps

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Welcome, Ellis!

Ellis Fahsholtz is from Kirkland, Washington with a background in environmental science and nonprofit administration. She spent the last five years working towards her BA and MBA in Salem, Oregon, and was lucky to be involved in the network of environmental and social nonprofits. At

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King County Farmers “CARE” and the Outreach Olympics

Maddie Price serves as a Harvest VISTA at Harvest Against Hunger (HAH) in Seattle, WA, coordinating the King County Farmers Share (KCFS) program, which is an expansion of the statewide Farm to Food Pantry program that HAH manages with the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

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Abigail Findley’s Amazing Year of Service as a Harvest VISTA

During the first week of March, Abigail was eager to present a lesson on food security to students at Chautauqua elementary as they kicked off their March Food Drive. A week later the schools closed down, and on March 25th Governor Inslee announced the stay at home order, and all non-essential businesses and activities were prohibited.

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Fresh Produce for Seniors during a Global Pandemic

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.

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