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

HIRED: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

22 May

Marketing and Communications Coordinator FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Executive Director 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 to helping youth […]

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 […]