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Black Farmers Collective turns to the land to build sustainable, equitable futures for communities of color

The Black Farmers Collective is a group of urban food system activists working to improve the health of Black communities through food justice and sovereignty. Their mission is to build a Black-led network of food system actors to acquire and steward land, facilitate food education, and create space for Black… [ Keep reading ]

Cambodian refugee, Kimli Sieng, utilizes P-Patch community garden to grow herbs that remind her of home

Kimli Sieng, Hoa Mai Gardens What is your ethnicity and how long have you been in the U.S. I am from Cambodia, and I am a refugee. I was in five refugee camps including refugee camp Khao I Dang, one in Thailand, and another in the Philippines. I stayed in… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month: Tougo Coffee

Since opening in 2007, Tougo Coffee has endured a slew of uphill battles. The shop has survived an economic recession, gentrification, a global pandemic, and a recent robbery-as if running a Mom and Pop coffee shop in a corporate coffee city isn’t hard enough. Through it all, owner Brian Wells… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Inouye/Aquino House in Yesler Terrace for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Inouye/Aquino House at 1010 East Spruce Street on Wednesday, October 2 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited to… [ Keep reading ]

Final design meeting set for the new Horiuchi P-Patch community garden

The final design meeting for the new Horiuchi P-Patch community garden will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Yesler Community Center (917 East Yesler Way). Community members from the Yesler Terrace and First Hill neighborhoods are invited to see the final design… [ Keep reading ]

New P-Patch coming to First Hill

By next year, Horiuchi Park will have a new feature – a P-Patch community garden. To help design the P-Patch, the Yesler Terrace and First Hill communities are invited to a meeting on October 11 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Yesler Community Center (917 East Yesler Way). There… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Health, Equity and Transportation Forum at Yesler Community Center May 26

This forum, part of the Walk, Bike, Ride Initiative, features a diverse group of panelists and is moderated by C. R. Douglas.  For more information, click here.  For more information on the Walk, Bike, Ride Initiative go to: