2023 Legislative Priorities
January 9, 2023
Growing Food Justice Across Washington
January 22, 2020
About Us|Land Acknowledgement
We acknowledge that Northwest Harvest operates on the traditional lands of the Salish and Coastal Salish Peoples—the first peoples of what is now called Washington State. Our buildings stand on land once belonging to the Duwamish Tribe, the Muckleshoot Tribe, the Spokane Tribe, and the Yakama Nation.
We honor all the indigenous people of the land we now occupy: past, present, and future. We are deeply grateful for the many ways you contribute your resources, time, and partnership towards our shared vision of ending hunger—a problem that did not always persist in this region.
Your ancestors have lived here since time immemorial and your peoples have carefully stewarded this land for countless generations—except where it has been taken from you by violence. We believe we are responsible for doing our part to address the many grave injustices you have suffered since the arrival of white settlers on these lands and continue to endure in the present day.
Our commitment is to acknowledge you and to cultivate authentic and respectful relationships with you wherever possible. We will strive to follow your lead to end food injustice and begin to heal all of us. Most of all, we never want these to be hollow words. We invite you to please hold us accountable to them at any time if you are willing—our CEO, Thomas Reynolds, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.