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Brandon Street Orchard

Brandon Street Orchard

In the 1930's, King County seized a small lot in the Hillman City neighborhood. For decades, the spot was used as a makeshift dump - until neighbors decided to turn it around. The land was purchased by the Department of Neighborhoods from the county for $2000.00. In 2003, neighbors put together a Department of Neighborhoods Matching Fund grant to build the orchard.

What's Growing? Community, side by side, with Asian pears, European pears, Italian prunes, apples, blueberries, kiwi and currants.

They hold regular work parties. Planting, pruning and taking pride in their garden. For more information, please contact Dan Eder at #206-723-9411 (please call before 8pm) or email: daneder@yahoo.com .

Directions

(Map)

From Downtown:

  1. Take I-5 South
  2. Exit 161
  3. Turn left at S Albro Pl
  4. Right on Swift Ave S
  5. Left on S Graham St
  6. Left on Rainer Ave S
  7. Right on S Brandon St
  8. P-Patch at 47th Ave S and S Brandon St

 

 
Address

4625 S Brandon St
(S Brandon and 47th Ave S) (Map)

Details

Size: 2,500sq ft
Established: 2003
Number of plots: 0
Ownership of land: Dept of Neighborhoods

Features

Organic fruit orchard

Bus Routes

7

Links

News Article-2010

 
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