Now Recruiting: Green Plate Special Board Members

3 Dec

Hello, Green Plate Special community! We are seeking committed and energetic candidates to join our Board of Directors. We promote diversity, equity and inclusion in our recruitment efforts and consider all interested candidates. Experience in any of the following fields is particularly beneficial: Development/Non-profit Fundraising, Human Resources, Finance, Technology, Social Media/Marketing, Education, Nonprofit Leadership, and/or Community Networking. […]

#GivingTuesday2018

7 Nov

Click Here to Donate to Green Plate Special! Green Plate Special would like to ask you to lend a little time, voice, or financial support to a mission that resonates with you on Giving Tuesday (November 27th). Giving Tuesday was started in 2012, and is now a global giving movement where people support the causes […]

Newsletter: Fall 2018

23 Oct

Fast Friends With Atlantic Street Center We are excited to announce our recent partnership with Atlantic Street Center. On October 2nd, in conjunction with ASC, we offered our first Teens as Parents Cooking Class (featured in the picture above) where participants practiced their knife skills, picked up new cooking techniques, and learned affordable and delicious […]

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, […]