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Culturally Relevant Foods with Tacoma Farmers Market

09.05.2022 in General Resources

The term “culturally-relevant” first referred to teaching practices and was coined by the scholar, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings in the early 1990s. Dr. Ladson-Billings stated that maintaining the integrity of a person’s culture while being academically successful, is the goal of a culturally-relevant teaching style (source…

Collaborating with Community with Tacoma Farmers Market

09.05.2022 in Partnerships

Partnerships that rely on shared goals in the realm of food access often revolve around a target community, the food insecure population or the low-income population. Often, these two communities overlap. In general, a suggested first goal for an organisation serving historically marginalised communities, is…

Volunteer Relations with Tacoma Farmers Market

09.05.2022 in Volunteer Relations

Tacoma Farmers Market (TFM) provides volunteer opportunities for all ages, abilities, and comfort levels. There are numerous projects and areas within TFM that are successful because of its volunteers. For instance, TFM’s home delivery program is mostly run by a small group of dedicated volunteer…

Marketing and Visibility with Tacoma Farmers Market

09.05.2022 in Visibility

Partnering with other community organisations One of the most important things a business can do is understand the wants and needs of the target audience and community. Businesses or markets that are new to a specific location should first reach out to community partners that…