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May 31

Veggie Co-op to Benefit from Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools Grant

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on May 31, 2016 at 10:04 AM by Allan Warren

Arlene picking peasIn mid-April, Franklin Pierce School District’s Natural Science Resource Center (The Farm) was awarded a $200,000 grant to support efforts to deliver high quality produce from the farm to school cafeterias year round. Our Veggie Co-op program, a community food project driven by volunteers, is hosted at The Farm and will likewise benefit from these grant dollars. 

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Feb 26

Building a sustainable food system at the Veggie Co-op

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on February 26, 2016 at 8:28 AM by Allan Warren

Veggie Coop (3)At the corner of East 96th and Waller Road in Tacoma there is a place where people of all ages are coming together to help build a more sustainable food system. This place is called Veggie Co-op. The Veggie Co-op is a volunteer-run program managed by the Pierce Conservation District through its program Harvest Pierce County that coordinates individuals to come together as a community to grow food on a farm scale.

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