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USDA grant opens doors for Food Hub, area farmers

A new grant from the US Department of Agriculture will equip the Puget Sound Food Hub on Best Road to increase food security for families in northwest Washington.

The Food Hub’s 80 member-producers will also benefit. Using funds from the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, they will supply 3,000 boxes of fresh food a week for the Bellingham Food Bank and other organizations in the northwest Washington food relief system.

For 90 days, Viva Farms and Ralph’s Greenhouse will supply 2,000 boxes of their produce, and the Food Hub will prepare 1000 boxes a week from goods grown by other member...


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