AmeriCorps Tag

Introduction to Grow-A-Row

26.05.2022 in Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA, Kitsap Harvest

Katie is an AmeriCorps member coordinating the Kitsap Harvest Grow-a-Row program as the Grow-a-Row Coordinator VISTA. Kitsap Harvest is based in Bremerton but serves the whole Kitsap County area in Washington. Kitsap Harvest has an established gleaning program that is very fruit heavy and would…

Welcome, Katie!

05.05.2022 in Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA, Kitsap Harvest

Katie is an AmeriCorps member coordinating Kitsap Harvest Grow-a-Row program as the Grow-a-Row Coordinator VISTA. Kitsap Harvest is based in Bremerton but serves the whole Kitsap County area in Washington. KH has an established gleaning program that is very fruit heavy and would like to…

Welcome, Vera-Camille!

05.05.2022 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA

Vera-Camille works as a Fundraising and Development Specialist for City Fruit. City Fruit is an organization focused not only on the distribution of harvested orchard fruit throughout Seattle, but the establishment of new orchard sites, the fostering of communities around them, the training of master…

All About Sunchokes!

06.01.2022 in Harvest Blog, Tacoma Farmers Market

Samara Elaine González, MSN, is the current Fresh Express Mobile Market Community Liaison at the Tacoma Farmer’s Market through Americorps VISTA. In Samara’s early days with Tacoma Farmers Market in April 2021, she attended as many Fresh Express markets as she could to get a better…

Welcome, Kyleigh!

29.06.2021 in Harvest Blog, Kitsap Harvest

I am Kyleigh Humes, Kitsap Harvest’s Summer Associate VISTA. I came into this role to build a foundation for my understanding of food systems. When I was going to school at Olympic College in Bremerton and living on Bainbridge Island the quality and accommodations at…

Welcome, Marissa!

29.06.2021 in Elk Run Farm, Harvest Blog

Marissa Acosta is from Black Diamond, Washington, a little town known for its past in mining. Marissa was raised with plants; her mother having a lovely garden and a hefty assortment of indoor foliage. Marissa’s own passion for plants began at the start of the…

Welcome, Aria!

26.06.2021 in Harvest Blog, Upper Valley MEND

Aria Knutson is a Harvest VISTA Summer Associate serving with Upper Valley MEND in Leavenworth, WA this season. Hi there!! My name is Aria and I have been living in Leavenworth for the past year. I was raised in Seattle, but I learned to ski…