Our Produce Stand is Coming Soon!

26 Jun

The Green Plate Special Produce Stand will be opening on July 12 in our garden! Buy fresh produce grown from our youth interns every week. Please feel free to contact us with any questions: diggit@greenplatespecial.org

Now Hiring: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

22 May

Marketing and Communications Coordinator FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Executive Director Salary Range: $40,000-$42,000 Green Plate Special (GPS) is a rapidly growing organization that is ready to expand its operations with a full-time marketing and communications professional. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious early- to mid-career professional to join a fast-paced team committed […]

Sharpen your Skills! How to Chop and Why It Matters

6 Apr

Confession: I have been holding my knife incorrectly for the last twenty years, using the wrong knives and making life in the kitchen WAY more difficult for myself than necessary. Laura Dewell, Green Plate Special Executive Director, to the rescue! Green Plate Special (GPS) incorporates knife skills techniques (Western European to be precise)  into the […]

NOW HIRING! Assistant Program Instructor Paid Internship for Summer 2018

19 Mar

In this stipend-paid, active summer internship you will dive head first into the world of youth food and environmental education. As a Green Plate Special Assistant Program Instructor you will gain hands-on experience and guidance in facilitating youth-driven activities. You will support youth to garden and cook food that is good for their health, their […]

HIRED [3/19]: Program Educator Assistant

29 Nov

Job Title: Garden to Table Education Assistant (EA) Employment Status: Part Time, up to 20 hours per week FLSA Status: Non-exempt Report to: Program Educator Pay: $15.00 per hour Green Plate Special (GPS) is a rapidly growing organization currently hiring a support team for our garden to table youth programming (ages 9-14). This part-time position […]

HIRED [3/19] Development and Communications Coordinator

26 Nov

Development & Communications Coordinator Position Description Job Title: Development & Communications Coordinator FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Executive Director Salary Range: $37,000 to $47,000 Green Plate Special (GPS) is a rapidly growing organization that is ready to expand its operations with a full-time development and communications professional. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious […]

Newsletter Fall 2017

16 Oct

Thanks for Supporting our 2017 Garden Gala! This was our 4th annual fundraiser and we were BLOWN AWAY by the support and passion our community exhibited! Although we anticipated greater numbers than last year, we did not (as you could see by the lines down the street) anticipate this amazing groundswell of attendance and support! […]

Dumplings, Ladybugs, and Blue Pizza this Summer at GPS

5 Oct

We rounded out the summer with 7 weeks of fun-filled camps!  Youth participated in all parts GPS, from collecting chicken eggs (sometimes as many as 15 in one day!), to tending the garden, art projects, and sharing delicious lunches that we cooked together in teams. We couldn’t have done it without the incredible energy and […]

Celebrating the Success of our Garden Gala

3 Oct

This was our 4th annual fundraiser and we were BLOWN AWAY by the support and passion our community exhibited! Although we anticipated greater numbers than last year, we did not (as you could see by the lines down the street) anticipate this amazing groundswell of attendance and support! We had a goal this year of raising $75K. […]

Meet our Youth Interns: Téa

11 Aug

My name is Téa and I was born and raised in Seattle Washington. I enjoy traveling, listening to music, writing books and reading them too, having written over 50 books so-far. I am an honor roll graduate of Washington Middle School. My work history includes 3 years of internships with Green Plate Special. I loves […]