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Community gathers to celebrate 50th anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program

On Saturday, September 9, P-Patch gardeners and community members gathered at the Magnuson Park P-Patch to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program. The celebration included food, seed and plant giveaways, informational displays about the program’s history, speakers from City of Seattle leadership, and entertainment by Kondo… [ Keep reading ]

Picardo P-Patch Partners with Sand Point Family Housing to Bring Fresh Produce, Herbs, and Flowers to Residents

The Giving Garden system has been an integral part of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program since its creation in 1973. Each year, tens of thousands of pounds of fresh, organic produce is donated to food banks and meal programs across the city. Last year, Seattle’s first P-Patch, Picardo Farms, made… [ Keep reading ]

New murals offer belonging and power to children of Magnuson Park

The Magnuson Children’s Garden is adding a mural to both the front and back of a large kiosk that sits along NE 74th St. in Magnuson Park. The murals will both be designed and built by teams of children who attend youth programs in Magnuson Park, live in the park’s… [ Keep reading ]

Blues for Food Fest September 3

Don’t miss this music-filled fundraiser Saturday, September 3 at Magnuson Park!  Proceeds go to the P-Patch Trust and the Washington Blues Society Musicians Relief Fund.  Come listen to great blues, learn about community gardening and support a couple of good causes!  Click here for more information, including the day’s entertainment… [ Keep reading ]

Summer events in the Magnuson P-Patch Children’s Garden!

Check out these fun summer events at the Magnuson P-Patch Children’s Garden: “Summer Fridays in the Garden” during Free Family Concerts Get to know the garden and do free nature exploration, nature art and other activities while being serenaded by local family-friendly bands!  Children’s Garden volunteers and Master Gardeners will… [ Keep reading ]