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NewHolly and High Point farm stands open

NewHolly and High Point Farm stands will open for the season on Wednesday, July 7. The farm stands are open every Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm until September 29, 2010.  Gardeners living in the High Point and NewHolly neighborhoods grow, harvest and market their fresh produce. It does not get any more local or fresher!

The NewHolly farm stand is located at 42nd South and South Rockery Drive in southeast Seattle.

The High Point farm stand is located at 32nd SW and SW Juneau Street in West Seattle.

Seattle Market Gardens is a program developed with the community by the City of Seattle P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust.  Please contact Bunly Yun at 206- 240-2093 or  Julie Bryan at 206-257-8257 for more information.

Seattle Market Gardens also has a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Participants receive subscriptions of vegetables that they pick up weekly at one of the gardens or at a designated location in North Seattle. Subscription plans range from $15.00 to $25.00 per week. For more information, please contact Michelle K. Jones at 206. 372-6593.

This summer, participate in the second annual Garden-based Food and Nutrition Fair held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd at 2116 E. Union in central Seattle. The date and time are to be announced. This event focuses on health, nutrition and wellness.  One highlight is the sharing of different recipes which incorporate vegetables from the NewHolly and High Point gardens. It is an opportunity for veggie lovers from assorted neighborhoods to come together to engage in activities, learn, eat and have fun! For more information regarding the Garden-based Food and Nutrition Fair, contact Michelle K. Jones at 206. 372-6593.