PCC Purpose Program

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Together we thrive.

Since our co-op’s founding in 1953, one thing has been clear: We can accomplish more together than apart. That’s why we support food systems that are driven by the communities they serve, from neighborhood farmers markets to agricultural education programs.
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Protect the future of farming.

Viva Farms is a Western Washington nonprofit working to support farm workers who strive to become farm owners. They are lowering barriers to these farmers by offering bilingual (Spanish-English) training in organic farming practices. Since their founding in 2009, they have educated over 1,000 beginning farmers in organic farming practices.

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Get inspired by community stories

Since 1961, Sound Consumer has been dedicated to informing and inspiring readers through the co-op’s vision of advancing the health and well-being of people, their neighborhoods and our planet. Dig into the latest stories about our community partners.

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Grant Helps Viva Farms Expand in King County

Viva Farms has big plans to expand their work, and a new $3 million grant from King County could help make their plans a reality. Read more in the latest Sound Consumer.

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Viva Farms and Partners Raise a New Crop of Farmers

When Regino and Martina Gutierez founded Regino farms, they brought with them generations of farming knowledge. With the help of Viva Farms, they turned that knowledge into a thriving business. Read their story in Sound Consumer.

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Want to learn more about the work of Viva Farms? Subscribe to their newsletter, follow them on social media and get involved at their website.

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