Introducing Izzy

Hey y’all!   My name is Izzy Fawson and I just finished my first week as the new Americorps summer associate at Good Cheer! My first day was on a Monday with loads of grocery rescue to sort through; I dove right in and started sorting celery, asparagus, carrots, and lettuce out of gigantic banana … More Introducing Izzy

Now Hiring for 2018 Garden Apprentices!

Looking to learn how to grow food? Interested in non profit work that promotes healthy lifestyles and environmental stewardship? Apply for one of two apprenticeship positions at Good Cheer through the Grow Whidbey Apprenticeship Program.    For more information visit our page about the apprenticeships at Good Cheer, and click below to download the job … More Now Hiring for 2018 Garden Apprentices!

Welcome to Kelly Pinkley, Good Cheer VISTA

Kelly joins the Good Cheer team through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service to America, and places year long VISTA members at non-profits that work towards poverty alleviation. At Good Cheer she will be managing our Gleaning Programs.  “Hi Whidbey Community Members! I just moved to your beautiful community from Austin … More Welcome to Kelly Pinkley, Good Cheer VISTA

A wildly productive two weeks with AmeriCorps NCCC

From April 14th until April 28th, Good Cheer was a flurry of activity while we hosted 10 stellar and enthusiastic National Civilian Community Corps members (NCCC)! NCCC is an AmeriCorps program that gives 18-24 year olds the opportunity to travel around the US with their team and work on various community projects. The projects this crew helped us … More A wildly productive two weeks with AmeriCorps NCCC