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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: CSA subscriptions available from Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
6/21/2012  2:30:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lois Maag  (206) 615-0950


CSA subscriptions available from Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens
Subscribers receive fresh organic produce through October

June 21, 2012 (Seattle, WA) – The Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens CSA (community-supported agriculture) program is accepting subscribers for its farm-fresh organic produce. Each week subscribers receive up to 15 items of seasonal produce grown at the NewHolly and High Point Seattle Market Gardens, a city of Seattle program that helps to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity in low-income neighborhoods. 

The cost ranges from $15 to $25 a week based on size of the share with prorated shares available. Two of the pick-up locations are at the gardens where subscribers can meet the immigrant farmers and see the site. 

The pick-up locations, dates, and times are:

High Point Market Garden (32nd Avenue SW and SW Juneau Street)
NewHolly Market Garden (42nd South and South Rockery Drive)
Thursdays from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. through October 18

St. Andrews Episcopal Church (111 NE 80th Street)
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to dusk through October 20

Community members can subscribe now by completing and mailing an application (see form for address) or contacting Julie Bryan, P-Patch Coordinator, at 206-257-8257.

Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a partnership developed with the community by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises. To learn about the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens/.

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