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Hillman City P-Patch honors refugee, friend, and cultivator of community, Rangkham Praseurt

Rangkham Praseurt loved to spread beauty and joy in the world. As a gardener at the Hillman City P-Patch, she gained a reputation as the matriarch of the community garden. From volunteering in the food bank plots to sharing food and flowers with other gardeners, Rangkham always found a way… [ Keep reading ]

Community gardeners growing a more sustainable future

Seattle’s P-Patch Gardens have served as community hubs for more than four decades. They have brought people together to grow food, explore cultures and customs, share ideas, and build supportive communities across the City. These communities have been invaluable in helping our City deal with the impacts of COVID-19. From… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Nate Moxley, our new Community Garden Coordinator

Nate Moxley joined our P-Patch Community Gardening team in January. Actually, he “re-joined” the team, having previously worked for the P-Patch program from 2009 – 2013. Nate is one of our P-Patch Community Garden Coordinators, working in collaboration with gardeners to coordinate 16 of our 89 community gardens throughout the… [ Keep reading ]

High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open July 10

Seattle Housing Authority resident farmers offer fresh, affordable organic produce For organic produce look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands opening for the season on Wednesday, July 10. The farm stands offer produce picked fresh from the P-Patch Market Gardens by resident gardeners of the High… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch community garden plots available in select neighborhoods

Would you like to have a plot in one of Seattle’s fabulous P-Patch community gardens? Do you want to grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family? Would you like to learn great gardening techniques from your gardening neighbors? If so, we have P-Patch plots available for a small… [ Keep reading ]

Robyn Greenfield joins P-Patch Community Gardening team

Robyn Greenfield is a recent addition to our P-Patch Community Gardening team. She is currently serving as a temporary community garden coordinator, supporting P-Patch gardens in the central area and North Seattle with training and resources. Get to know a little bit about her below: Where did you grow up?… [ Keep reading ]

More than 17 tons of food donated by P-Patch gardeners in 2018

Did you know that P-Patch Community Gardens not only provide space for people to grow their own food but also grow food to share with food banks and feeding programs across the city? In 2018, P-Patch gardeners donated 34,163 pounds (more than 17 tons) of fresh organic produce to more… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Lisa Uemoto

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Lisa Uemoto Lisa Uemoto has been a P-Patch Community Garden Coordinator with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods since 2015. She emigrated with her family from… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Sandy Pernitz

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Sandy Pernitz! Sandy Pernitz has been working on the Seattle P-Patch Community Gardening Program team for the past 20 years. She graduated from Huxley School… [ Keep reading ]

Help us celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program

As many of you know, the P-Patch Community Gardening Program turns 45 this year! We’d like you to help us celebrate this anniversary by sharing your love for the P-Patch program on social media. We could go on and on about the successes of this program and why we think… [ Keep reading ]