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Landscape Architect, Marsha Tolon, reflects on her 33 years as a P-Patch member and the universal language of gardening

Marsha Tolon, Burke-Gilman P-Patch What sparked your interest in gardening? When I was a kid, our family would go to the grocery store, and I would always go to the magazine aisle and look at gardening and flower magazines like Sunset Western Garden. I’d read them while everybody else was… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $818,698 in 21 Community-Led Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $818,698 to support 21 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-one community groups received awards ranging from $8,320 to $50,000 and have pledged $780,269 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

國際區特別審查區之公告年度選舉結果 International Special Review District (Hội Đồng Xét Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Quốc Tế) thông báo kết quả bầu cử hàng năm The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 15. Seattle Department… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers needed to advise on development plans for University Of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Campus

Volunteers are needed to serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) to help develop the new Master Plan for University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Campus. The committee advises the City of Seattle and the institution on the potential impacts of their campus development on the surrounding neighborhoods. Seattle Department… Filed Under: Public Participation, Updates and AnnouncementsTagged With: , ,

Picardo P-Patch Rethinks their Produce Donation Program to Directly Serve Communities in Need

Picardo P-Patch: Alex Soleil and Ava Clennon How long have you two been gardening at Picardo P-Patch Alex: I’ve been gardening Picardo farm since 2013 when I moved in with a house that had a plot here. And since 2016, I’ve been coordinating the Giving Garden, and that’s where we… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: Seattle “The City of Clocks”

Seattle “The City of Clocks” By Mark Mendez Mayer It is because of my great-uncle, Joseph Mayer, that Seattle began to be called the “City of Clocks.” By 1935, he had made over 100 street clocks in Seattle. At least 40 of those stood at one point in or around… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission adopts final City Council District map

After more than a year of work, the Seattle Redistricting Commission has voted to adopt the Final City Council Districts Plan. The plan follows Washington state and Seattle City Charter regulations and considers months of public engagement and work with Geographic Information System experts and mapping tools. Members of the public… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: Flowers Need Sunlight

Flowers Need Sunlight by Cleopatra Cutler This is a love letter. The Seattle Histories project is about places, people, and events that have shaped the history of Seattle’s communities, with a particular focus on stories that have not been prioritized in mainstream media or have been left out of the… [ Keep reading ]

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos by Aleyda Cervantes Today I want to honor Dia de los Muertos, remembering this holiday is and always has been an Indigenous celebration. Since I was young, Dia de los Muertos has been close to my heart and identity. My family would make food, then walk… [ Keep reading ]

Aishwarya Nair Brings Color to Pinehurst with Flowers Grown at Jackson Park P-Patch

Aishwarya Nair, Jackson Park P-Patch Where are you from and what brought you to Seattle? I was born and raised in India and moved to Seattle four or five years ago. I’ve loved finding a community. I’ve always been someone who never really felt a strong sense of community, even… [ Keep reading ]