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P-Patch Community Gardens

West Genesse Garden

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History

A member if the WSCC started a small food bank garden on church grounds in 2008. The garden received lots of positive attention from neighbors and passers-by, many of whom wondered “Is it a P-Patch?” Based on that response, that same church member approached P-Patch in late 2008 to talk about building a P-Patch on site.P-Patch Program began helping with the initial outreach. With help from the Neighborhood Matching Fund and the Parks and Greenspaces Levy, the community members were able to raise money to start the construction of the garden. The garden was up and running in June 2009.

 

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Directions

(Map)

From Downtown:

  1. I-5 South
  2. Exit 163A onto the West Seattle Bridge
  3. Continue to Fauntleroy Way SW
  4. Slight Right onto West Genesee

         

 
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Address

(Map)
SW Genesee & 42nd Ave SW

Details

Size:1279 Square Feet
Established: 2009
Number of plots: 12
Plot Size:
100 sq'
Average Wait: 2 years
Ownership of land: Private/Church

Features

Food Bank Plot
Parks & Green Spaces Levy Funding
Plots limited to 100 square feet

Garden Tours

Bus Routes

55, 54

(Metro Trip Planner)

Links

Unique Partnership: Mayor’s Office Clean Green Program did all of the initial site clearing and materials removal

 
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