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FEMA Grant to Create Emergency Hubs in Southeast Seattle P-Patch Community Gardens

Mayor Mike McGinn announced in May that the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DoN) have been awarded $35,000 from the FEMA Community Resilience Innovation Challenge. The cash award will establish community emergency preparedness “Hubs” in selected P-Patch community gardens in southeast Seattle, in addition to providing training and outreach […]


Join us at the Community Tea at the Ethiopian Community Center

Join us for tea and learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund program, as well as funding programs in the Department of Information Technology and the Office of Arts and Culture.  Click here for more information.


Mark your calendar for upcoming events at NewHolly and High Point Market Gardens

Join NewHolly and High Point Market Gardeners and Seattle P-Patch Market Garden staff  for exciting summer events in the gardens.  Highlights include a potluck, entertainment and informative speakers.  Click here and here for more information.


Community members celebrate completion of comprehensive history project of Southeast Seattle neighborhoods

Last Friday dozens of community members, along with Mayor McGinn and City Council President Clark attended the Southeast Seattle Community History Project Celebration at the Royal Esquire Club. The event celebrated the completion of a three-year project to recognize and document the history of the many neighborhoods and people in southeast Seattle through a series of […]


Celebrate the Southeast Seattle Community History Project June 1!

Join us Friday, June 1 at the Royal Esquire Club, 5016 Rainier Avenue South in the Columbia City Historic District, at 5:30 pm to celebrate the completion of the Southeast Seattle Community History Project.  The celebration, sponsored by City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program, includes new research on the historical roots of […]


Info to help you stay safe in this winter weather

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Southeast Seattle Water Main Break – Seattle Public Utilities advises affected customers to not drink the water until further notice

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) crews are working this morning to restore water to portions of southeast Seattle after a 20-inch water main broke on South Juneau Street, just east of Martin Luther King Jr.Way, in the early hours of the morning. As many as 1,300 homes may be affected by the outage. The cause of […]


Seattle Foundation announces new Neighbor to Neighbor funding opportunity

The Seattle Foundation recently announced new neighbor to neighbor funding for South Seattle, White Center and Kent communities.  To qualify for the N2N Small Grants Program, an applicant must: be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, or be fiscally sponsored by one; have a small budget (generally under $100,000); have a presence in South Seattle, White […]


P-Patch seeks to cultivate East African leaders for its community gardens

P-patch staff are working to increase East African participation and leadership in the growing urban agriculture movement.  Click here to read a recent article in the Runta News.


P-Patch gardeners graduate from first multilingual Master Composter class

Helping the City of Seattle stay green and improve its environment, the Seattle P-Patch Gardening Program preserves green space as community gardens throughout Seattle and helps residents grow fresh organic produce. Improving the soil is the best way to grow great vegetables and preserve the environment of the City’s community gardens.  Gardeners improve soil by […]