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'Urban Agriculture'

Aug 30

Grant Award to Help Harvest Pierce County Focus on Diversity

Posted to Conservation Corner on August 30, 2016 at 11:05 AM by Allan Warren

Cover PhotoDistrict staff, and especially our Harvest Pierce County team, are excited about a new opportunity to focus on making our programs more inclusive for constituents throughout Pierce County who are non-English speakers. A $50,000 grant from the National Association of Conservation Districts, sponsored by the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), is going to allow for 

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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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