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2023 Climate & Sustainability Highlights 

For the latest news and updates from OSE, be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter. It was a busy year for the Office of Sustainability and Environment, and we’re excited to share some of our accomplishments and highlights from 2023. From reducing buildings emissions to supporting community-led environmental justice… [ Keep reading ]

The Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board (CAB) releases 2022 Annual Report

This blog post was contributed by the Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board, which is supported by the Office of Sustainability & Environment. The Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board (CAB), supported by the Office of Sustainability & Environment, is pleased to release its 2022 Annual Report marking the fifth… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks Program Releases 2022 Impact Report, Serving 12,000 Households and Expanding Small Retailer Network 

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks program, administered by the Office of Sustainability and Environment, released its 2022 Impact Report.   Fresh Bucks partners with a network of local partners to serve 12,000 Seattle households, redeeming $4.6 million in fruit and vegetable benefits. Enrolled Fresh Bucks participants receive $40 in benefits in their Fresh… Filed Under: Food Policies and Programs, GreenspaceTagged With: , ,

Fresh Bucks expands to Lee’s Produce Market, a family-owned small business in the Delridge neighborhood

Lee’s Produce Market is a convenient option for neighbors in the Delridge, White Center and surrounding neighborhoods to purchase fresh, canned, and frozen fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. The store was sought out as a Fresh Bucks partner after customers requested the retailer be added to the Fresh Bucks… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing Delivery Option with Fresh Bucks’ Newest Retailer Local Yokels

Local Yokels, a grocery delivery company serving all of Seattle, has become the newest Fresh Bucks retail partner. As the first Fresh Bucks retail partner to offer grocery delivery, this partnership helps reduce barriers to healthy, fresh food in neighborhoods with limited food access and for vulnerable communities such as homebound… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks program announces $25 summer bonus for fresh fruits and veggies, expands to Central Co-op 

Exciting news to share from Seattle’s Fresh Bucks program, which provides customers with monthly benefits that can be spent on fruits and vegetables at Seattle farmers markets and partnered retailers! Fresh Bucks is now offering customers a summer bonus and has officially expanded to include Capitol Hill’s Central Co-op. Fresh Bucks… [ Keep reading ]

Fresh Bucks 2021 Report Highlights 12,100 Seattle Households Served, $5.6M in Benefits Distributed 

The Fresh Bucks program, administered by the Office of Sustainability and Environment, has released its 2021 Impact Brief. Fresh Bucks served as a critical resource during the ongoing pandemic, serving 12,100 Seattle households with $5.6 million in fruit and vegetable benefits. “Every family deserves access to local, healthy, culturally-relevant foods. That’s… Filed Under: GreenspaceTagged With: ,

Fresh Bucks Public Lottery Application Now Open

The Fresh Bucks Public Lottery is now open for applications! The application opened yesterday, October 11th, and will stay open until October 29th, 2021. Eligible Seattle households may submit a Public Lottery application for $40 in Fresh Bucks benefits to use on fruit and vegetable purchases starting in 2022. Residents… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks Program Launches Electronic Benefits to Offer a More Equitable Shopping Experience

Over 12,000 Seattle residents enrolled in Fresh Bucks can now shop with their Fresh Bucks Card or app, eliminating the need for paper vouchers and improving customer and retailer experiences. Fresh Bucks, a healthy food program that provides monthly cash assistance to eligible and enrolled Seattle residents so they can… [ Keep reading ]

The Fresh Bucks 2020 Impact Report is Here!

The Fresh Bucks program, administered by the Office of Sustainability and Environment and funded by the City of Seattle Sweetened Beverage Tax, has announced the release of its 2020 Impact Report. During an exceptionally challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fresh Bucks was there to help Seattle residents stretch… [ Keep reading ]