Category Archives: Farm to Table

CPPW Farm to Table Summer Update

(continued from Summer Newsletter) Spring was a tricky time in terms of bringing in Farm to Table orders due to flooding and low temperatures which lagged behind the seasonal norm. During this time, because of limited produce selections and  fewer … Continue reading

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Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Pays Farm to Table Partners Another Visit!

Yesterday, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn paid PSFN’s Farm to Table project partners his second visit this year!  Mayor McGinn dropped by Beacon Hill Community Day School (of the Community Day School Association [CDSA], an Early Learning and Family Support [ELFS] … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Update: Early Learning and School Aged Community Make Leaps and Bounds!

The Farm to Table (F2T) pilot project among the early learning, child care, and school age community launched in late March and we’re so proud of, and impressed by, their progress so far! Only two months into the eight-month pilot, … Continue reading

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Farm to Table (F2T) Makes its 1st Child Care Delivery!

Only three weeks after the launch of the F2T Child Care Pilot through the City of Seattle’s Early Learning and Family Support (ELFS) division, PSFN has coordinated the first ELFS F2T delivery! Prospect Enrichment Preschool, an Early Childhood Education and … Continue reading

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Producer Member Highlight – Kia Armstrong, Nash’s Organic Produce

New PSFN member, Nash’s Organic Produce, has been farming in the Dungeness River Valley for nearly four decades.  Farm to Community Coordinator, Emma Brewster, chatted with Nash’s Farm Manager, Kia Armstrong last week about the farm’s history, its current projects, … Continue reading

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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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