1. This video, featuring local organization Soups On, which works in partnership with Good Cheer Food Bank to bring homemade meals to the community, is part of a larger series of video stories developed for the "Thriving Communities Conference" at the Whidbey Institute, which was held in February 2012.

    These stories illustrate the work of various organizations on Whidbey Island that are committed to addressing the issues of food access within the local food system.

    For more information about the Thriving Communities Conference at the Whidbey Institute, please visit thrivingcommunities.org/conference or whidbeyinstitute.org, or email program@whidbeyinstitute.org.

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  2. One of the featured organizations at the inaugural Thriving Communities Conference in 2012, Learning from the Land, a program of the Whidbey Institute, works with local farmers, families and youth to provide food and learning experiences to the community so that more people know how to grow their own food.

    For more information about the Thriving Communities Conference at the Whidbey Institute, please visit thrivingcommunities.org/conference or whidbeyinstitute.org, or email program@whidbeyinstitute.org.

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  3. One of the featured organizations at the inaugural Thriving Communities Conference in 2012, Senior Services is a regional organization, with a location on South Whidbey, which works to provide dignity and care to the elderly.

    For more information about the Thriving Communities Conference at the Whidbey Institute, please visit thrivingcommunities.org/conference or whidbeyinstitute.org, or email program@whidbeyinstitute.org.

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  4. One of the featured organizations at the inaugural Thriving Communities Conference in 2012, The Good Cheer Food Bank is devoted to providing food to families in need who live on South Whidbey Island, in partnership with other local organizations.

    For more information about the Thriving Communities Conference at the Whidbey Institute, please visit thrivingcommunities.org/conference or whidbeyinstitute.org, or email program@whidbeyinstitute.org.

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  5. One of the featured organizations at the inaugural Thriving Communities Conference in 2012, W.I.N (Whidbey Island Nourishes) is an organization based in the small community of South Whidbey Island whose mission is to provide local residents in need with healthy and nourishing food.

    For more information about the Thriving Communities Conference at the Whidbey Institute, please visit thrivingcommunities.org/conference or whidbeyinstitute.org, or email program@whidbeyinstitute.org.

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The first Thriving Communities Conference in February 0f 2012 centered on the theme of local food systems. These videos feature the many different organizations throughout the Cascadia bioregion, and in particular on South Whidbey Island, which are working


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The first Thriving Communities Conference in February 0f 2012 centered on the theme of local food systems. These videos feature the many different organizations throughout the Cascadia bioregion, and in particular on South Whidbey Island, which are working to grow their small communities through their work with food.

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