Get To Know Indigenous Farmer Michelle Week
Good Rain Farm (x̌ast sq̓it) grows First Nation foods with the goal of integrating them back into daily diets. The farm's growth was made possible by a small business education and funding from Mercy Corps Northwest.
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March 18, 2020
Supporting small businesses during COVID-19 quarantine
Mercy Corps Northwest has created a resource to help people navigate the pandemic. We offer resources on everything from where to find free food, how to entertain your kids, and the best ways to support each other’s businesses in a rapidly changing environment.
March 04, 2020
Stories from Washington: How YouTube fueled an entrepreneurial dream
Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Beatriz Mercado followed her dreams of moving to the United States and opening her own business.
February 21, 2020
Becoming Lami Autobody
The story of how Mercy Corps Northwest helped a determined refugee get his business off the ground in Portland, Oregon.
January 06, 2020
VISTA stories: Centering the voices Oregonians with disabilities
Yvonne Chung is part of Mercy Corps Northwest’s AmeriCorps VISTA program that places individuals in a year-long community service role at local nonprofits. She served through 2019 at Community Vision in Portland, Oregon.
November 25, 2019
Explore the 2019 Northwest Made lineup
The Northwest Made Holiday Market is returning for its sixth year with even more food, fun, and festivities. Bringing together a new line up of some Portland’s most innovative entrepreneurs, creative confections, and dazzling wares from 40+ vendors, there are endless reasons to #ShopNorthwestMade.