Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles

14 Aug

“HELLO MY NAME IS Pickle <3” Last week our campers made refrigerator pickles. Each youth gave their jar individual flair by designing its label and adding dill, parsley, and spice to their personal taste. The results were unique inside and out! To make your own refrigerator pickles try this recipe below.   Makes: 4 half […]

Spotlight: Sydney

10 Aug

The last of this summer’s introductions, but certainly not the least: our senior youth intern Sydney! “Hello! My name is Sydney, and I am GPS’s 2018 senior youth intern! I am 13 years old, and I go to McKnight Middle School. Over the past 2 years I have attended 3 summer camps, and also worked […]

Spotlight: Rosario

9 Aug

Rosario, market stand pro and one of our current youth interns, has kindly shared her bio with us! Give it a good read: “Hi, my name is Rosario. I’m in 8th grade at St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School. My family is from Mexico but I was born in North Carolina. In my free time I […]

Green Plate Special’s Fifth Annual Garden Gala

9 Aug

Green Plate Special’s Fifth Annual Garden Gala is just around the corner! On September 15th beginning at 5pm please join us in our garden for a cocktail-style event to enjoy fresh foods from our garden and kitchen. Raise a glass (and your paddle) to support local youth and their families! For information about the event, […]

Spotlight: Anuja

6 Aug

Meet another of our youth interns this year. The camera loves Anuja! Read the bio she’s written below: “My name is Anuja. I was adopted from Nepal and now I live in Seattle. I go to Westside School and I’m in seventh grade. In my free time I like to spend time with friends, play […]

Spotlight: Annamaria

2 Aug

Annamaria is one of our four youth interns. She joins us twice a week to learn about the environment, food justice, and the ins and outs of running a business. The internship provides her, and the other youth interns, the important opportunity to gain job experience. It teaches them confidence in handling money, marketing, and […]

Spotlight: Sa’miah

1 Aug

Sa’miah is one of our four fabulous youth interns. She joins us twice a week to learn about the environment, food justice, and the ins and outs of running a business. The internship provides her, and the other youth interns, the important opportunity to gain job experience. It teaches them confidence in handling money, marketing, […]

Spotlight: Margaret Miller-Bartley

31 Jul

Give a round of applause for one of our summer interns, Margaret Miller-Bartley! Margaret has had a love for growing and sharing food since they started working on a farm in their home state of New Hampshire at age sixteen. They love the satisfaction of growing food crops, and how eating something you’ve grown reminds […]

Newsletter: Summer 2018

30 Jul

Bring Your Support (And Your Appetite)! The 2018 Garden Gala Is Around the Corner Green Plate Special is abuzz with activity as we prepare for our Fifth Annual Garden Gala on the evening of September 15th. Ticket sales begin on Monday, August 6th. Keep an eye out for Garden Gala emails and social media updates […]

Spotlight: Marco Castro Lemus

25 Jul

Welcome Marco to our 2018 summer intern team! “I dream of becoming a teacher that inspires his students. Working with GPS, I certainly believe that I will achieve my goal. Green Plate Special’s mission is to inspire youth through cooking, and the connections made through cooking will certainly inspire many youth. I am ready to […]