Join us to learn more about Catholic Social Service’s Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services program, Fresh International Gardens (FIG) located in Anchorage, Alaska.
The FIG co-op has been building healthy refugee communities since 2007 by helping new Alaskans develop English-language and small business skills, access fresh vegetables, and earn supplemental income. Join us to learn more about how the FIG program is creating sales opportunities and the impact that the program is having on clients and the community that we serve.
Join our presenter, Keenan Plate, Refugee Agriculture Program Coordinator, Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services (RAIS). Mr. Plate focuses on providing year-round, supportive, healthy, and meaningful income-generating opportunities for refugee clients through the RAIS Fresh International Gardens program and Grow North Farm.