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Community Invited to Give Feedback on Troll’s Knoll Park Design

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Department of Neighborhoods and Harrison Design at the first public meeting for the Troll’s Knoll Park development on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.  At this meeting the community can review the site analysis and provide feedback for the park design. This community-initiated project will utilize the existing public […]


28 new or expanded community gardens made possible through 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy, community support

In late August, Mayor McGinn announced the growth of our P-Patch Community Gardening Program with an increase of 20 new or expanded P-Patch gardens over the past four years, with another eight gardens in the works. This growth is a result of funding from the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy, which originally provided $2 […]


Mayor McGinn announces more city investment in our P-Patches and urban agriculture

On December 18, Mayor McGinn announced the creation of additional space for community gardening and urban agriculture in the city. Approximately 185 P-Patch community garden plots will be developed or made available, along with 14,500 square feet of land dedicated to large tract gardening.


Kirke Park P-Patch opens

Congratulations to P-Patch gardeners who celebrated the grand opening of Kirke Park P-Patch this fall. The opening not only featured a fine spread of food by the  organizers, but P-Patch plots were assigned, and the winter cover crop was sown to celebrate. The P-Patch is located in Ballard at 7028 9th Avenue NW. As a […]


Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands Preserve Groundbreaking October 1

Join us for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands Preserve.  This project was supported in part with a $50,000 award from the Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Fund. Saturday, October 1, 2011 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands at Atlantic City Nursery 5513 S Cloverdale […]


Marra Farm movie night September 10 at dusk!

Please join Solid Ground’s Lettuce Link / Marra Farm Giving Garden for an outdoor movie and Seattle’s first screening of  The Greenhorns, a documentary that explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices and needs. It is the filmmaker’s hope that by broadcasting the stories and voices of these young farmers, […]


New P-Patch coming to Rainier View!

Don’t miss your chance to give input on this new P-Patch!  Click here for more information.


Magnolia Manor Park and P-Patch Master Plan meeting June 8

A very important public meeting to decide on the master plan for Magnolia Manor Park is coming up Wednesday,  June 8, 7 pm at Magnolia Presbyterian Church, corner of W Dravus and 28th W. The Plan calls for opening up the whole park (except for the immediate area around the covered reservoir) for public use: […]


Volunteers Build Barton Street and Bitter Lake P-Patches from Scratch

Barton Street P-Patch, located on the corner of 34th Ave SW & SW Barton, and the Bitter Lake P-Patch, located N 143rd & Linden Ave N, had their inaugural work parties last weekend. Barton’s fence was nearly built, the stake was secured, the major paths were cut and the sod was moved, and the berms […]


Unpaving Paradise Community Garden dedicated

The new Unpaving Paradise P-Patch Community Garden, along with the Summit Slope Park, was dedicated on May 1. Nearly 200 community members enjoyed the event, which involved a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music, and activities. Community members were heavily involved in the creation of this P-Patch, contributing more than 2,000 hours of volunteer time. The garden […]