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Shoppers pick out produce Tuesday at Skagit Gleaners in Mount Vernon. The organization is partnering with the Northwest Agricultural Business Center on a project to purchase produce from farms run by Indigenous people and people of color.

Skagit Gleaners and the Northwest Agricultural Business Center are collaborating on a project to purchase produce from farms run by Indigenous people and people of color.

The project, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) Farmers Collaboration, works with BIPOC farmers to get produce into the hands of migrant households.


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Tomatillos and jalapeño peppers on Tuesday at Skagit Gleaners in Mount Vernon.

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Canned goods fill the grocery wall Tuesday at Skagit Gleaners in Mount Vernon.

— Reporter Racquel Muncy: rmuncy@skagitpublishing.com, 360-416-2139, Twitter: @Racquel_SVH

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