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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 ]

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 ]