Category Archives: CPPW grant

NABC and PSFN in the National Spotlight!

On March 2, PSFN and NABC were honored by a visit from U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Kathleen Merrigan.  Merrigan was on her way to Portland State University to speak to students and local leaders about farmer-consumer connections and decided … Continue reading

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CPPW Farm to Table (F2T) Update

The end of March was PSFN’s first F2T deliverables deadline. The F2T Team  had been fretting about how F2T purchases would be affected by the dearth of local produce available this time of year.  We joked with meal partners that … Continue reading

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King County Member Training and F2T Child Care Kickoff!

Yesterday, PSFN hosted the King County Member Training sessions and participated in the F2T Child Care Pilot Kickoff hosted by City of Seattle Early Learning and Family Support Division (ELFS). The events had been booked on the same day for … Continue reading

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Muckleshoot Tribal Cooks Retreat

This past weekend, PSFN’s Farm to Table (F2T) Coordinator, Karen Mauden, was invited to attend the first ever Tribal Cooks Retreat at Bastyr University. Hosted by Muckleshoot Senior Program (a F2T meal-provider partner) and Northwest Indian College, this 2-day retreat … Continue reading

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Catholic Community Services Takes its 1st F2T Delivery!

PSFN’s F2T Team had been fretting a couple weeks ago about the dearth of local produce available this time of year.  We joked we were on “the Irish diet” with only potatoes and turnips gracing the pages of our “F2T … Continue reading

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F2T Partners visit F2T Producer 21 Acres

Today Karen and Emma, PSFN’s Farm to Table (F2T) team were joined by other members of the F2T Partnership on a tour of 21 Acres in Woodinville.  F2T representatives from WSDA and Aging and Disability Services (ADS), as well as … Continue reading

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A Big Day with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Kathleen Merrigan, & Seattle Mayor, Mike McGinn!

On Wednesday, Kathleen Merrigan, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and manager of the USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food effort, paid a special visit to PSFN/NABC projects.  Deputy Secretary Merrigan (who made the trip up to Seattle from … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Coordinating with Senior Services

Everyone enjoying the sun out there? Karen Mauden, Farm to Table Coordinator, and PSFN AmeriCorps member, Emma Brewster, enjoyed a beautiful day with Charlie Thomas of Senior Services at their Central Area Senior Center in Madrona.  What a view!  Thanks … Continue reading

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First Farm to Table Produce Delivery!

The PSFN Farm to Table team is pleased to announce the success of the very first Farm to Table delivery!   Two months ahead of schedule, the first Farm to Table delivery went off without a hitch on Wednesday. PSFN member … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Project – Call for Producers!

The PSFN Farm to Table team is hard at work connecting local producers to our three senior meal programs.  We have several committed producers, but are looking for more. We want YOU! PSFN Farm to Table (F2T) is looking to … Continue reading

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