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8/7 Eat Local First Collaborative on the WSU Food Systems HUB

WSU Food Systems HUB - Weekly - Fridays @ 10am REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK INFO AND CALENDAR INVITE HERE HUB guests for Friday, August 7th, 2020: Eat Local First Collaborative Pierce County Fresh Sustainable Connections [...]

8/14 WA Farmers Markets on the WSU Food Systems HUB

WSU Food Systems HUB - Weekly - Fridays @ 10am REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK INFO AND CALENDAR INVITE HERE HUB guests for Friday, August 14th, 2020: Washington State Farmers Market Association & Seattle Neighborhood Farmers [...]

HUB guests for Friday, July 24th, 2020:

Madison Moore, WSDA Agricultural Economist and Laura Raymond, WSDA Regional Market Program Manager, presenting results of recent COVID related economic impacts survey that was focused on farm and food businesses in Washington State. Watch now to learn more about the survey and trends and highlights that were collected from close to 800 respondents!

HUB guests for Friday, July 17th, 2020:

Jason Alves, Program Manager for the Veteran Conservation Corps/Vet Corps Counseling and Wellness Programs for the Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs and Board President for the Washington Chapter of the Farmer Veteran Coalition. Along with VA Farm Grant Participants, Michael Frazier of Viva Farms and Growing Veterans, Vicki Carter of the Spokane Conservation District and Vets on the Farm, Beth Hernandez, Enterprise for Equity, and Nicole Witham with WSU Extension – Cultivating SuccessTM.

HUB guests for Friday, July 10th, 2020:

Michael Frazier, Executive Director and Rob Smith, Farm Operations Manager of Viva Farms, a non-profit (501c-3 and charitable organization), Farm Business Incubator and Training Program established in 2009. They operate two locations in Skagit County Washington, and one in King County Washington. Providing resources that to lower the barriers for beginning farmers, and create the opportunity for success. Hoping to empower aspiring and limited-resource farmers by providing bilingual training in holistic organic farming practices, as well as access to land, infrastructure, equipment, marketing and capital. Joined also by Kate Smith, WSU Skagit County Extension Small and Latinx Farms Specialist.