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Working with Interpreters at IRC

13.11.2020 in General Resources

Working with Interpreters The different programs at the IRC all work with interpreters to varying degrees. There are certain guidelines to keep in mind when working with interpreters to ensure that the conversation between staff and clients goes as smoothly as possible and not too…

Farm to Food Bank Partnerships with Vashon Food Bank

12.11.2020 in Partnerships

When purchasing produce from farmers, a food bank acts like one large CSA customer or wholesale CSA customer. Securing grant funding is essential to support a farm to food bank purchasing system, and local food system programming is essential in the development of a secure food system in a community.

Running Group Trips at Boston Area Gleaners

12.11.2020 in Volunteer Relations

• Extending gratitude for the farm’s commitment to reducing food waste and increasing food access

• Citing the total amount donated by partners, in pounds & servings, and telling a story of where the produce went—with testimonials from partner agencies

• A rundown of the donation totals for the particular farmer. This is an official tax document and must include key language and data. Annual copies of this documentation are saved in the shared “Operations” folder on the BAG server.

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