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Join our P-Patch Community Gardening Program – plots still available in select neighborhoods

Are you looking to garden but don’t have the yard space to build your own? Join our P-Patch Community Gardening Program! We still have plots available in several of our P-Patches throughout the city! With your own P-Patch plot, you can grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family while… [ Keep reading ]

Emergency Planning Grants Awarded to 15 Community Groups

In partnership with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is funding 15 community groups throughout the City in support of Community Emergency Hubs and the creation or updating of their own Hub-in-a-Box. Funding this year prioritized new, first-time hubs where ones do not currently exist…. [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch Community Garden plots available in select neighborhoods

Do you want to grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family while also supporting your community and learning gardening techniques from your neighbors? Now’s your chance! We have P-Patch plots available in several of our community gardens throughout the City! Most plots are 100 square feet and cost… [ Keep reading ]

Over 63,000 lbs. of Food Donated by P-Patch Gardeners in 2017

Our P-Patch community gardens not only provide space for people to grow their own food but also provide space to grow food that is shared with those in need. In 2017, P-Patch gardeners donated 63,511 pounds of fresh organic produce to 20 food banks, meal programs, housing programs, and homeless… [ Keep reading ]

High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week

Low-income gardeners offer fresh organic produce For organic produce look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands opening for the season beginning this week. The farm stands offer produce picked fresh from the P-Patch market gardens and grown by low-income residents of the High Point and NewHolly… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch Community Gardens Are Now Gathering Places During an Emergency

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is partnering with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Community Gardening Program to designate all P-Patch Gardens as gathering places during an emergency (Community Emergency Hubs). Community Emergency Hubs are places where people gather after a disaster to help each other. Hubs serve… [ Keep reading ]

Sign up for a P-Patch Community Garden plot in select neighborhoods

Would you like to have a plot in a fabulous P-Patch community garden? 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, contact Angela Vega-Johnson at angela.vega-johnson@seattle.gov or call 206-617-1787 to sign… [ Keep reading ]

Building Community Through Gardening

Guest article written by Samantha Poyta (P-Patch Community Gardening Extern) Oun Yeav and Phoeurn Khim love to feed their community. For over 15 years, these women have been growing food in West Seattle for their family, friends and neighbors. And, in recent years, these gardeners have worked to build a… [ Keep reading ]

Belltown Neighbors Liven Up Neighborhood P-Patch

Following this summer’s Find It, Fix It Community Walk in the Belltown neighborhood, local resident Christine Federhart submitted a Find It, Fix It Community Project Grant application focused on increasing the vibrancy of the Belltown P-Patch Community Garden. The project was awarded $1,540. Christine then worked with artist/gardeners Becky Jhu… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Miss the Seattle Premiere of “SEED: The Untold Story”

Don’t miss the Seattle premiere of the award winning documentary SEED: The Untold Story at SIFF Cinema Uptown on October 25 at 7pm. SEED: The Untold Story is an award winning documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the future of our food, from the filmmakers behind The… [ Keep reading ]