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Local food movement benefits Seattle

Many great things are going on in Seattle and our region to create a sustainable and healthy food system that works for everyone. Innovative programs, such as training homeless youth to grow food or providing fresh food options in “food deserts,” benefit our community in a variety of ways –… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Library hosts ‘Urban Self-Reliance” workshops

The Seattle Public Library will host 17 workshops as part of the “Urban Self-Reliance” series in September and October at several Library locations. Learn how to live a more practical, sustainable life by growing and preserving your own food, using a bike as a healthy and economical means of transportation… [ Keep reading ]

Grow food downtown this summer with Parks & Seattle Tilth

If you live near downtown Seattle and want to learn about growing food, this summer is your chance. Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Seattle Tilth to help apartment and condo residents learn how to grow food in containers and even compost! Classes started in May… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Farm Bill Principles resolution

On Monday, the Seattle City Council adopted resolution 31296, supporting the Seattle Farm Bill Principles as policy guidance to the Federal Government in the renewal of the 2012 Farm Bill. The policies, programs and funding included in the 2012 Farm Bill will affect how successful Seattle can be in achieving… [ Keep reading ]

May 14 “Spring Into Bed!”

King County residents will gather as volunteers at farms and gardens throughout the county as part of the Just Garden Project’s second annual Spring into Bed! celebration. Volunteers will build gardens, work on farms and help to build a more robust and secure local food system. The idea behind this… [ Keep reading ]