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Oct 12

Harvest Pierce County Welcomes a New AmeriCorps Member

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on October 12, 2017 at 8:16 AM by Allan Warren

Aaron fullThe District is excited to welcome Aaron Gibson, our newest Harvest Pierce County team member. Aaron joins us as an AmeriCorps service member and will be helping with Veggie Co-op, the Gleaning Project, and much more to help achieve our goals around urban agriculture and equitable food access.

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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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