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P-Patch Community Gardens

New Holly Youth & Family


Gardeners working together new holly young gardeners

Under the Powerlines: Multi Cultural Community Comes Together to Rebuild

Levy-funded P-Patch community garden expansion inspired New Holly Neighbors to work closely with one another over the past 2 years. Every Saturday in October 2011, volunteers worked to apply finishing touches to the New Holly Youth & Family community garden. Thanks to over 450 volunteer hours, the newly expanded P-Patch is built and ready for seasons to change. NHYF Core Team members helped to facilitate garden events. On March 17, 2012 approximately 45 families from many different cultures were assigned garden plots. Languages spoken & cultures shared are- Amharic, Chinese, English, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, & Vietnamese. In 2012 New Holly Youth & Family P patch is alive & flourishing with the support from New Holly neighbors, Master Gardener Program, and Master Composter Program. Construction phase closes 9.21.2012 (United Way’s Day of Caring annual event) with the building of the patio/ gathering space. When taking a stroll or bike ride on the rolling hills of Chief Sealth Trail http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/chiefsealthtrail.htm , come visit our vibrant neighborhood P Patch community garden!

Garden Design

Check out our Final Garden Design!
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(click to access PDF file of presentation on final design)

Contacts:
Kenya Fredie 206.733.9243/ Kenya.Fredie@seattle.gov

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Directions

(Map)

From I-5 Southbound

Take exit # 161 (Swift Avenue/Albro Place)

Turn left off the exit and cross over the freeway

Turn right onto Swift Avenue South

Proceed south on Swift Avenue and go straight through the traffic light, crossing Beacon Avenue; You are now on Othello Street

Turn left at the traffic light onto 32nd Ave S

NewHolly Campus is located on your right

From I-5 Northbound

Take exit # 157 (Martin Luther King Way S.)

Proceed approximately 2 miles to Othello St and turn left

Proceed West on Othello and turn right onto 32nd Ave S

NewHolly Campus is located on your right

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Address

(Map)
32nd Ave S & S Brighton St

Details

Size: 10,500 sq'
Established: 1999, rebuilt in 2006 and rebuilt and expanded with Levy funds 2010
Number of plots: 46
Plot sizes:
100 sq ft, with 4 accessible beds at 50 sq ft.
Average wait: 1 year
Ownership of land: Seattle City Light

Features

Youth Gardening Plots

Parks & Green Spaces Levy Funding

Bus Routes

Take the 106, get off at 32nd Ave S; New Holly Campus is located on the North side of Othello Street.  For schedule information, call the Metro Rider Information office (206) 553-3000. 

Links

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