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Seattle Urban Native & Indigenous Peoples share their values and priorities for the local food system in new report 

A new report from the Indigenous planning group, sləp̓iləbəxʷ (Rising Tides), and Seattle’s Office of Sustainability & Environment, shares key themes and priorities from a 2022 listening session on Native and Indigenous food systems. The report will inform/informed the City of Seattle’s updated Food Action Plan, which will be released… [ Keep reading ]

Join Seattle School Meals & Food Education Working Group 2022-2023 Report Webinar 

Seattle School Meals & Food Education Working Group Report Webinar RSVP for the webinar hereMonday, July 2211am-12:30pm School meals are a crucial food access point in our communities, with Seattle Public Schools serving as many as 20,000 meals per day to students. School-based food and garden education are key strategies… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Connects Students to Wholesome Foods and Positive Outcomes

Since Fall 2018, Seattle’s Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP) has provided students at participating Seattle Public Schools with over 600,000 pounds of nutritious fruit and vegetable snacks at school throughout the week. Through FFVP, students are given over 40 different types of fruit and vegetable snacks throughout the school… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Fresh Bucks Program Reached 12,000 Seattle Households with Fruit & Vegetable Benefits in 2023 

“An investment in food security is an investment in the health of our city. Fresh Bucks continues to do critical work connecting families in our city to a reliable path to nutritious food and building an equitable, sustainable, and resilient local food system. Through partnerships with organizations that center community… [ Keep reading ]

OSE @ ONE Seattle Day of Service

OSE staff joined thousands of volunteers on May 18 in support of Mayor Harrell’s One Seattle Day of Service. Staff rolled up their sleeves and worked alongside community partners at several locations: Sunny Ysa (Climate Justice Data & Finance Program Associate) volunteered with folks from REI Tacoma, United Way of… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Awarded Nearly $3.2 Million to Support Residential and Small Businesses Transition from Fossil Fuels to Clean, Energy Efficient Appliances.

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced a $3.2 million funding award to the City of Seattle as part of the state’s Home Electrification Appliance Rebates (HEAR) grant program. The funding will augment the City’s existing programs that help households and businesses transition from fossil fuels like oil and natural… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Earth Month Wrap-Up 

At OSE, Earth Day is every day! We are grateful to have had the opportunity to connect with communities hand in hand on Earth Day and throughout Earth Month in continued progress towards our environmental goals while supporting organizations in their own endeavors in climate justice and equity. Here’s a… [ Keep reading ]

OSE is Hiring!

From passing landmark new legislation to reduce climate pollution from Seattle’s largest buildings to collaborative efforts to equitably grow and protect Seattle’s tree canopy cover, 2023 was a great year for advancing climate action in our city. For an even better 2024, OSE is hiring for three new positions that… [ Keep reading ]