At this point, there isn’t a soul in the world who hasn’t heard of COVID-19. The novel coronavirus has taken the international community by storm in the past month infecting, at the time of writing, over 420,000 people and killing over 18,000. The world, collectively, is dealing with something that the majority of people have never seen in their lifetimes and figuring out how to proceed in this time of uncertainty has not been easy.
Cooking Connections; Partnerships to Promote Emotional Wellbeing Among Senior Refugee and Immigrant Communities
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.
Restoring a historic, 40-year-old pear tree orchard to help increase access to fresh food in Vancouver
Learn about Foley Park, one of the largest orchards that Urban Abundance helps steward, in Lynsey Horne’s blog post.
Benji created the first comprehensive food resource list in Clallam County and has brought together multiple partners to form a new weekly meal program.
Sending out thank you cards, pruning trees, and public outreach at Good Cheer Food Bank.
Raising $1,000 for the Society of St. Andrew with hand-painted Christmas cards.
Harvest VISTA Benji shares his experience with developing and implementing a gleaning process event that resulted in 55 lbs of applesauce that were donated to a local food bank.