Mike McGinn, Mayor
7/9/2012 9:22:00 AM
Lois Maag (206) 615-0950
High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week
Low-income gardeners offer fresh organic produce
The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands will open for business this week offering fresh organic produce picked right from their P-Patch market gardens. Fresh right now are spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips and radishes, to name a few.
The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave. SW and SW Juneau Street, will be open every Wednesday beginning July 11 through September. The NewHolly Farm Stand, located at S. Holly Park Dr. between 40th Ave. S. and Rockery Dr. S., will be open every Friday beginning July 13. The hours of operation for both are 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a program of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners and neighborhoods. 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 http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens/.
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides programs and services that engage residents in civic participation, foster stronger communities, make government more accessible, and preserve and enhance the character of Seattle's neighborhoods.