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Dear FEEST community, After much anticipation, the Board of Directors and I are excited to announce FEEST’s next Executive Director, Jaimée Marsh. Jaimée joins the FEEST team with an extensive background working in organizations that center queer and trans voices of...read more
FEEST youth leaders from different grades, schools, and backgrounds spent the last weeks of summer at our food justice summer camp to get ready for the school year. We had some really powerful conversations about race, gender, displacement, food access, and systemic...read more
In the Highline district, youth leaders proposed a list of culturally relevant foods they want to see on the menu, and the district implemented it right away. We won a commitment of at least one culturally relevant item on the menu every single week — that’s 34 per...read more
Seattle Public Schools has a new Nutrition Director Aaron Smith this year, and he's agreed to take up our recommendations for culturally relevant foods and other menu upgrades in the district (woo!!). Right now he's working on a new long-term plan to implement the...read more
Last night was so beautiful, y'all! Over 100 people got together to celebrate the FEEST family. Friends and neighbors from ages 7 to 70 meeting and sharing a meal together. There was so much laughter in the room and the smell of good food in the air. This is what...read more
We’re the real deal 💯 FEEST is led by and for youth of color who are making real changes to improve food and health in their schools. We’re growing 🍎 This year we expanded our reach, adding two new high schools to the FEEST family and a total of over 1,100 young...read more
We just finished up three amazing listening sessions at Tyee and Chief Sealth High Schools last week and yesterday at Evergreen. (Rainier Beach session is scheduled for later this month — stay tuned!) At each session, FEEST youth leaders got to share the results of...read more
GiveBIG is May 8! The one-day online giving campaign is back again this year, so save the date and support your favorite nonprofits. Learn more at GiveBIG2019.org.read more
FEEST's annual community dinner is coming up on May 7th! Make Food Make Fam is a fun, informal event for community members to cook and eat together, share stories, and celebrate the awesome work of FEEST youth leaders. Students, parents, teachers, and community...read more
Fresh on the Menu: Youth leaders at Tyee and Evergreen landed their very first breakfast item on the Highline School District menu, a delicious apple bread. We’re excited to see many more FEEST-designed items on the menu this year to help students fuel up for the...read more
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