In early 2018, King County and its partners launched the Working Farmland Partnership (WFP) to connect farmland owners with farmers looking to establish or expand their business. We interviewed Melissa Borsting, King County Project/Program Manager focused on the WFP, to better understand what the WFP means for local food, how the partnership works, and the successes and challenges faced by this project so far.
Haven’t had a chance to grab a pumpkin this fall? Shop local and visit one (or all!) of these King County farms! Follow them on social media or visit their websites for updates on local food, volunteer opportunities, and more!
On September 17, 2018, the City of Seattle announced “Fresh Bucks at Safeway”, a new partnership between the City of Seattle and Safeway that is implementing the city’s Fresh Bucks program at all Safeway locations in Seattle.
Living Well Kent, Northwest Harvest, and King Conservation District are partnering to transform a dormant farm in the Auburn area into a thriving agriculture enterprise that will bring quality farm land and valuable farm infrastructure back into production.
To highlight Farmers Market week – King County is celebrating all that is farm-fresh and local with a photo contest
A lot of us are thinking about turning a new leaf and finalizing our New Year’s resolutions. Let’s be honest,
Taste Washington Day is an annual celebration of Washington-grown foods served in school meals. On Oct. 4 in some schools,
The WSFMA is a member organization for over 115 farmers markets in our state, and community members feel the impacts of its work through market programs, consumer education and improved food access at their local market.
King County’s Natural Resources deserve love – on Valentine’s and all-year-round. We have some tips on how you can share
Here are 10 ways to become a local food champion: