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Wow. We did it.

Wow. We did it.

Wow.   FEEST family, THANK YOU for helping to make Fresh Flavor a success. You showed us your love, and our hearts are overflowing with gratitude. And as always, it was a really, really fun party (check out the photos here and here).  Together we raised $53,945 at...

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Announcing FEEST’s New Executive Director!

Announcing FEEST’s New Executive Director!

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...

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Meet Your New Youth Leaders

Meet Your New Youth Leaders

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...

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New on the menu at Highline Public Schools

New on the menu at Highline Public Schools

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...

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FEEST is in The Seattle Times!!

FEEST is in The Seattle Times!!

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...

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The Fam is in the house

The Fam is in the house

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...

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Why give to FEEST??

Why give to FEEST??

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...

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Survey: 1 in 4 students skip school lunch

Survey: 1 in 4 students skip school lunch

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...

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