Utilizing Farmers’ Markets in Walla Walla

12.10.2021 in Partnerships

Downtown Walla Walla Farmers Market In 2013, Walla Walla’s farmers market was split into two different markets. The two markets overlapped on Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM, and while the Downtown Farmers’ Market had 26 produce vendors, the Valley Farmers Market had only 1-2 produce…

History at Blue Mountain Action Council

12.10.2021 in History

Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) has provided social services for low-income people in Walla Walla since 1966. The BMAC Food Bank serves food insecure people in 4 counties through 24 partner agencies across SE WA state. The Food Bank distributes over 10,000 meals each day to…

Marketing at Blue Mountain Action Council

12.10.2021 in Visibility

Walla Walla is a small, tight-knit community. Word of mouth and general visibility at events are the best marketing tools. BMAC has been most successful at conducting outreach at the farmers’ market and making direct calls. Prioritizing a booth at the market every weekend is a…

Donor Relations at Blue Mountain Action Council

12.10.2021 in Donor Relations

Donations are key in supporting the Blue Mountain Action Council Food Bank. BMAC receives support in a multitude of ways. BMAC receives in-kind resources including food, especially produce as well as monetary donations. Individual donors, including backyard gardeners and community gardens, consistently donate small amounts…

Plain Language as a Tool for Inclusive Communications

07.10.2021 in General Resources

Plain Language is communication your audience can understand the first time they read or hear it. Plain language is NOT dumbing down, but rather a method to simplify understanding and reduce the number of emails and calls from your audience asking for clarification. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 has made this method a standard practice among public agencies as they serve the broader, diverse community, as well as organizations that serve a specific audience with low English proficiency.

Donor Membership Levels at the Green Urban Lunch Box

17.11.2020 in Donor Relations

When a donor invests in the Green Urban Lunch Box, they are directly support GULB’s programs: Back-Farms, FruitShare, Small Farm Initiative, and our Free Farm Stands. 100% of monetary donation goes towards eliminating food insecurity and waste, while supporting local, urban farming efforts in Salt Lake County.

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