Food systems related resources

More information about city and regional food systems work.

Resources

The P-Patch Community Gardening program stewards 34 acres of green space around Seattle, including food production and community space. In addition to growing food for over 6,800 P-Patch gardeners, many P-Patch community gardens include public orchards, gathering areas, or places for kids to play. In addition to feeding their families from their harvests, P-Patch gardeners donated over 39,000 pounds of produce to local food banks and hosted 29 school and youth garden plots.
Promotoes the cultivation of urban fruit in order to nourish people, build community and protect the climate.
Support your neighborhood farmers market.
Resource site on local farms, farmer's markets, CSAs, and seasonal cooking.
Develops just and integrated policy and action recommendations that promote health, sustain and strengthen the local and regional food system, and engage and partner with agriculture, business, communities and governments in the four-county region.
Learn what’s going on in the Puget Sound region’s urban agriculture scene, pick up ideas for your own urban homesteading projects and find ways to connect with local programs with a farming bent.
A national initiative to prevent chronic disease and promote health through policy, systems and environment changes.
A coalition of organizations working on improving our overall environment so our children live a healthy, active lifestyle.
Brings the voices of hungry Washington families to the ears of our policy makers to ensure that public policy leads our response to hunger in WA state.
Dedicated to re-localizing the food system in Washington by connecting consumers more directly with producers.
The NW Farm Bill Action Group is building a diverse alliance of people and organizations in the Pacific Northwest who advocate for a more healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system.
The Farms and Food Roundtable, jointly convened by the City of Seattle, King County, and Pike Place Market, identified key recommendations to preserve farmland and increase market and distribution opportunities for local small and mid-sized farmers in King County.
The Parks & Recreation programs offer access to healthy food, engagement with equitable and sustainable environmental practices, opportunities for active recreation and cultural place-making.