Seattle.gov Home Page
Seattle.gov This Department
Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation Home Page Seattle Parks and Recreation - About Us Seattle Parks and Recreation - Contact Us
Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent.
  Parks   Centers & Pools Activities Reservations & Permits Projects & Planning A - Z Index
 
Arts & Culture
Boating
Healthy Parks, Healthy You
Sports
Swimming
Children
Teens
LGBTQ
Lifelong Recreation (50+)
Specialized Programs
Volunteer
Environmental Stewardship
Parks Urban Food Systems
Grow
Share
Cook
Eat
Recycle
Seattle Parks and Recreation

Parks Urban Food Systems (PUFS)

 
Shanyanika McElroy 206-617-8265 | shanyanika.mcelroy@seattle.gov
Corey Myers 206-684-7090 | corey.myers@seattle.gov


Special Announcement

Seattle Food Action PlanSeattle Times Editorial: Top Chef highlights Seattle food scene, but healthful fare not accessible to poor

Seattle is a hotbed of hip restaurants and local foodies, but access to healthful meals remains difficult for the less affluent. The recently released Seattle Food Action Plan aims to produce a more equitable system.

Read More



Our Goals & Priorities

At Seattle Parks and Recreation, we are committed to providing opportunities to be active, engage in the outdoors and build community.  Through the Parks Urban Food system programs we are able to provide coordinated opportunities that link all of these things.

Parks Urban Food System programs are a hub of activities that are relevant and timely for every community in Seattle; access to healthy food, opportunities for active recreation, and environmental awareness.

Parks Urban Food System Programs support Parks’ Strategic Action Plan, Healthy Parks, Healthy You and Race & Social Justice Initiatives.

Urban Food System Goals

  • Encourage  healthy and active lifestyles
  • Steward parklands for long-term sustainability
  • Support the local food system to build community
  • Increase environmental stewardship through food system programs

Urban Food System Priorities

  • Provide access to healthy food and active recreation opportunities
  • Community stewardship of  parkland used for food production
  • Provide coordinated recreation and learning opportunities focused on the Urban Food System
  • Outreach and engagement of youth, seniors and underserved communities

*Note: To view a PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it for free at www.adobe.com.

 
Update December 3, 2012

EVENTS CALENDAR



RESOURCES
DOWNLOADS
 Home | Partnerships | Park Board | Volunteer | FAQ | Parkways Parkways Icon | Facebook Facebook Icon | @SeattleParks Twitter Icon | Flickr Flickr Icon