Basic Food Education Forum

Basic Food Education Forum

The Basic Food Education Forum (BFEF) is a platform for Western Washington agencies enrolling clients in the Basic Food (food stamps) program to meet and network with others about common issues and strategies to promote Basic Food enrollment.

Goals

  1. Learn about Basic Food eligibility, application process, and best practices for outreach
  2. Provide ongoing updates from DSHS and other organizations to current Western Washington Basic Food outreach agencies 
  3. Increase collaboration between partners; share best practices to increase the number of families and individuals successfully enrolled in Basic Food

Members

Any Western Washington community based, governmental or outreach agency or individual that is involved in enrolling clients in Basic Food, and would like to learn more and collaborate with other partners to increase enrollment.

Forums

Forums occur quarterly at locations in South Seattle, Lynnwood, Mount Vernon and Tacoma. These forums provide a unique opportunity to hear from experts in Basic Food enrollment and from other partners who are doing Basic Food outreach. However, due to continued caution in the midst of the COVID-19 situation, we will be hosting Basic Food Education Forums virtually until further notice.

Interested in attending one of these forums?
RSVP via one of the links below!

Upcoming Forum Schedule

Fall 2021

  • Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Zoom meeting platform
  • Registration: Coming soon!

Past Forum Resources

Listed below are handouts and resources from past forums. For more information, email basicfood@witinreachwa.org.

Summer 2021

Virtual – July 21, 2021

Forum Video Recording (Coming soon!)

Video Recording Listening Guide (Coming soon!)

Forum Feedback SURVEY

Forum Presentations:

Other Forum Handout(s)/Material(s):

Spring 2021

Virtual – April 21, 2021

Forum Video Recording

Video Recording Listening Guide

Forum Feedback SURVEY

Forum Presentations:

Other Forum Handout(s)/Material(s):

Winter 2021

Virtual – January 20, 2021

Forum Video Recording

Video Recording Listening Guide

Forum Feedback SURVEY

Forum Presentations: