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P-Patch Community Gardening Program, SPU and Seattle Tilth hold composting class for immigrant gardeners

On a dark day in late October, teachers and gardeners gathered for an introductory composting clinic at the newly redeveloped NewHolly Youth and Family P-Patch community garden.  Nine gardeners, representing three different languages (Somali, Tigrinya, & Oromo) came from within NewHolly, but also from Rainier Vista and Yesler Terrace. Gardeners… [ Keep reading ]

New P-Patch coming to Rainier View!

Don’t miss your chance to give input on this new P-Patch!  Click here for more information.

Seattle Community Farm helps those in need

The Seattle Community Farm at Rainier Vista was recently featured in this Q13Fox video.  The farm offers a unique program which allows people to work a few hours to earn their pay in fresh vegetables.

Seattle Community Farm Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday

Join Seattle City Councilmember Richard Conlin, Solid Ground, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Rainier Vista neighbors and community volunteers for the grand opening of the Seattle Community Farm, a partnership project of Solid Ground, Seattle Housing Authority, and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Community Gardening program. WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 2011;… [ Keep reading ]

Free Valley Vibes Concert June 10

The Marc Seales Group will headline this free concert and conversation, supported by the Neighborhood Matching Fund.  Click here for more information.

Financial Fitness Workshop offered April 2 at Rainier Community Center

If you need help whipping your finances into shape, consider attending this free workshop April 2 at the Rainier Community Center.  Click here for more information.

Today’s hours for Neighborhood Service Centers

Here is a list of Neighborhood Service Centers that serve as Payment and Information Service sites and today’s hours of operation due to weather conditions: Lake City: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm Ballard: Open – 9:00-5:00 Open for lunch University: Closed Central: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Service Centers are open today

Below are the  Neighborhood Service Centers’ hours of operation for today, Monday, Nov. 22.  All centers are open, however, most NSCs will be closing for lunch with the exception of two locations. Lake City: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 1:00-2:00 Ballard: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Closed… [ Keep reading ]

Council approves neighborhood planning update legislation

On Monday, October 4, the Seattle City Council passed resolutions recognizing the work of over 1,600 community members who worked with the City to update their neighborhood plans in the North Rainier (Res. 31247), Othello (Res. 31246), and North Beacon Hill (Res. 31245) neighborhoods. These documents include updated goals, policies… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Times features diverse, dynamic Rainier Valley

The Seattle Times reported on zip code 98118, the most diverse in the country according to Census Bureau reports.  The Department of Neighborhoods has been nationally recognized for its work in this community.  Click here to read the article.