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High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands Open This Week

For fresh organic produce look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands opening for the season this week. The farm stands offer produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens and grown by low-income residents of the High Point and NewHolly Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) neighborhoods. The… [ Keep reading ]

CSA Subscriptions Available from Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens

You can receive up to 18 weeks of high quality, farm-fresh, organic produce when you subscribe to the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens CSA (community-supported agriculture). Each week subscribers will receive up to 15 items of organic seasonal produce grown at the NewHolly and High Point Seattle Market Gardens, a Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Tickets Available for GROW’s Chef in the Garden on July 14

Each summer, Tom Douglas Catering creates a fabulous al fresco meal in the Interbay P-Patch Plaza for Chef in the Garden. This annual event, which is limited to 100 diners, raises funds for GROW: the non-profit advocacy organization for community gardening in and near Seattle. Proceeds from the event are… [ Keep reading ]

Want a P-Patch Community Garden Plot? We Have Openings!

Interested in growing your own organic vegetables while connecting with your neighbors? Our P-Patch community gardens are for you. While very popular, there are times when we have openings or short waiting lists for plots in the gardens. There are presently openings at Picardo P-Patch in Wedgwood and Colman P-Patch… [ Keep reading ]

UW Students Present Ideas for Cascade P-Patch Renovation

Beginning in March 2016, University of Washington Landscape Architecture students began using the community driven area of Cascade Park and P-Patch for a design studio project focused on urban agriculture. Taught by Eric Higbee, Design Director at the Pomegranate Center, the students examined the social justice, community building, cultural meaning,… [ Keep reading ]

Picardo Farm P-Patch Plots Available

We have available plots now and during the summer in the fabulous Picardo Farm P-Patch in northeast Seattle.This P-Patch is the oldest and biggest in the city and is rumored to have Seattle’s “best soil!” You can grow fresh produce for yourself and your family while learning great gardening techniques… [ Keep reading ]

City of Faces at the Angel Morgan P-Patch

Our Angel Morgan P-Patch will be hosting an art exhibition featuring birdhouses created from the faces of local youth. The exhibition, titled City of Faces, was created by George Lee in an effort to build community and deter youth violence in the everyday streets of South Seattle. The exhibition opens… [ Keep reading ]

Dine Out to Support the Belltown P-Patch

Do you want to enjoy a delicious meal while also supporting community gardening? Then join us April 24-28 at Ethan Stowell’s Belltown restaurant Tavolàta. For five nights, Tavolàta’s chefs will be serving up delicious, P-Patch-inspired vegetable dishes and donating the proceeds to our Belltown P-Patch. “We have been so fortunate… [ Keep reading ]

39,000 lbs. of Food Donated by P-Patch Gardeners

Last year our P-Patch gardeners’ “green thumbs” grew 39,377 pounds of fresh organic produce for Seattle food banks and meal programs. These food donations came from the 52 P-Patch “giving gardens,” which are P-Patch plots dedicated to growing food for donation. In addition, a percentage of the total food donations… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch Program Receives Grant from King Conservation District

Congratulations to our P-Patch Community Gardening Program on its $16,000 grant from the King Conservation District through its Seattle Community Partnership Grants program. The funds will be used to provide compost, fertilizer, tools and seeds for the 90 P-Patch community gardens in the city.