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Celebrates: City Fruit’s Annual Gala

25.04.2024 in General/ Logistics

For the last five years, City Fruit has hosted an annual gala called “Celebrates.” Galas generally tend to be opportunities for non-profit organizations to raise funds for their programing, and City Fruit has added the equally important opportunity of “friend-raising.” Celebrates is an event geared…

Make a Process Map with WA State Gleaning Network

27.12.2023 in General/ Logistics

When tackling any project, it’s crucial to maintain a record of what you’re doing and how you’re doing it. This could be as simple as creating a process map. You can use many different platforms including a Google Doc, Word file, or a spreadsheet to…

How to Begin with WA State Gleaning Network

27.12.2023 in General/ Logistics

In the early stages of her assignment in year one of a three-year VISTA project, Sarah faced a project without clearly defined boundaries, granting her a unique opportunity for creative freedom. But this freedom came with the challenge of thinking innovatively and utilizing unfamiliar tools…

Gleaning Procedure with Spokane Edible Tree Project

04.01.2023 in General/ Logistics

Contact the Tree Owner SETP always gets permission before gleaning. Gather information about the tree(s) and the property with assistance from the tree owner. Details to gather: Tree owner’s contact information Tree types Number of trees Tree heights Location of the trees on the property…

Tabling with City Fruit

30.11.2022 in General/ Logistics

Written by Vera-Camille Ingressa, Fundraising and Development Specialist VISTA. Tabling is just like it sounds: laying information about an organization out on a table, sitting behind it, distributing that information, and answering questions. Simple enough, but why do it? Tabling is a good way to…

Self-care in the helping profession

23.05.2022 in General/ Logistics

Why is self-care important? Caring for ourselves and making sure our own needs are met ensures our health. It can also set a good example for the people around us to advocate for their health as well. When we are healthy physically and mentally, it’s…

Nutritional Density with Farm to Community

09.05.2022 in General/ Logistics

Nutritional Density with Farm to Community at Harvest Against Hunger  Nutritional density is a factor that measures how nutritionally rich a food is, using the levels of 14 different vitamins and nutrients. This is a way to effectively measure how “healthy” a food is, “health”…