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Maureen ONeill 206-684-7090 | MaureenA.ONeill@seattle.gov
Garden Hotline 206-633-0224 | help@gardenhotline.org

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Providing opportunities to produce healthy food on Parks Property

Community Education Garden Sites

Check out one of these eight Community Education Garden Sites in Seattle Parks to see the variety of ways healthy food is being grown. 

  • Ballard Community Center
  • Garfield Community Center
  • Meadowbrook Community Center
  • Rainier Community Center
  • Rainier Beach Community Center
  • Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center
  • Southpark Community Center
  • Yesler Community Center

Community Events

Seattle Parks and Recreation celebrates growing healthy food throughout the year from garden builds, planting events, and harvesting events like Spring into Bed with Seattle Tilth, Summer Harvest Potlucks and Community Dinners to Harvest Festivals in the Fall.  To find out what events are happening at your local garden, contact the community center or  search on the Seattle Parks and Recreations event calendar.  

Community Education Classes

Contact your local community center for a variety of educational classes promoting sustainable, organic gardening practices (i.e. Seeds to Sprouts, Garden Art, Pruning Techniques, Vertical Gardening, etc.).

Community Orchard Stewardship Program

Seattle Parks and Recreation has a partnership with City Fruit and Office of Sustainability and Environment to work with communities to better care for and nurture existing fruit trees on Parks property. 

Current Orchard Stewardship Sites

  • Bradner Gardens
  • Burke Gilman Trail
  • Jose Rizal Park
  • Martha Washington Park
  • Meadowbrook Park

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Update January 23, 2012

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