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Volunteers help Beacon Food Forest take shape

More than 100 volunteers showed up to get their hands dirty this past weekend at the Beacon Food Forest.  Click here to view photos of the day.


The Natural Choice Directory Profiles the NMF-supported Beacon Food Forest

Read all about it here.


Beacon: A Hill of Beans!

The Beacon Hill Garden Club invites you to a Bean Bonanza April 20 at the Jefferson Community Center (3801 Beacon Ave. S).  The fun starts at 1:00 and runs to 4:00pm.      We'll have free seeds (bush and pole), pots, poles, and soil to get you going.  A bean buffet (donations welcome or


Beacon Food Forest’s Ground Making Day this Saturday

Bring your gloves and the strength to regenerate your public land into a Food Forest for all.  The Beacon Food Forest is located on the SW Corner of Jefferson Park. Dakota St. and 15th Ave S.  Food and drink will be provided by Tom Douglas Co., La Panzanella and others. West African


P-patch Food Forest featured on King 5

This innovative concept of an edible forest was supported by a Neighborhood Matching Fund Small and Simple award for $22,000 in December of 2010 to hire a design consultant and create a schematic design for a food forest.  After a series of community meetings, the team presented a final schematic (viewable here). In


Info to help you stay safe in this winter weather

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Neighborhood Matching Fund supported Beacon Hill Harvest Fair celebrates the season with free pumpkins for kids!

Bring your friends and neighbors to the Beacon Hill Harvest Fair this Saturday, October 21 at 2 p.m. at Garden House 2336 15th Ave S. In addition to free pumpkins (while they last) for the kids, the fair features fresh pressed apple cider, music, dance and a variety of fun and games


Real Change reports on Neighborhood Matching Fund supported Beacon Food Forest

The Neighborhood Matching Fund supported this project with a $22,000 award.  Revised designs for the Food Forest will be discussed at a community meeting September 20 at the Jefferson Community Center, 6:30 p.m.  Click here to read the Real Change article about the project.


Celebrate the final design for the Beacon Food Forest!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm Jefferson Park Community Center(3801 Beacon Ave. S.)  Community design of the Food Forest began in June and was supported by funds from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Matching Fund ($22,000 in 2010). Beacon Hill residents and other local advocates of urban agriculture worked


Beacon Rocks! this Sunday at 1 p.m.

Last year a new tradition was started on Beacon Hill, the "Beacon Rocks!" performance series. More than 120 performers showed their talent in four events in 2010 and this new tradition continues in 2011, beginning with the next "Beacon Rocks!" on June 26. A diverse group of performers in several different styles will