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 […]

Lend a Hand: BECU People Helping People Awards

24 Jul

Every year BECU brings its principle of “people helping people” to life by awarding local nonprofits their People Helping People Awards. If you’re a BECU member you can support Green Plate Special, and the garden-to-table education we provide for youth and their families in our community, by nominating us for this award’s Advancing Education category. […]

Spotlight: Candace Jones

23 Jul

Spotlight: Candace Jones

Say hello to one of our three 2018 summer interns, Candace Jones! Candace Jones is a student from Mount Holyoke College, a small liberal arts school in western Massachusetts. She is pursuing a degree in Ancient Studies with a minor in Anthropology and a certificate in Culture, Health, and Science. Although she attends college far […]

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