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KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Program Awards $413,000 to 7 Organizations in 2023

Original post by Jessica Saavedra from KCD King Conservation District (KCD) and the City of Seattle announce the recipients of the 2023 KCD-Seattle Community Partnership grant awards. This program invests in community-led initiatives that enhance natural resources and are developed, led by, and benefit people most affected by environmental and climate inequities…. [ Keep reading ]

King Conservation District Seattle Community Partnership Programs Awards $761,000 to 13 Organizations

King Conservation District (KCD) and OSE are continuing their longstanding collaboration to invest in natural resource improvements that are led by or in deep partnership with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. KCD received 35 applications from amazing community organizations requesting over $2.4 million dollars in funding. The program… [ Keep reading ]

Fresh Bucks Public Lottery Application Now Open

The Fresh Bucks Public Lottery is now open for applications! The application opened yesterday, October 11th, and will stay open until October 29th, 2021. Eligible Seattle households may submit a Public Lottery application for $40 in Fresh Bucks benefits to use on fruit and vegetable purchases starting in 2022. Residents… [ Keep reading ]

Food Gardens in the Fall

Just like that, it’s fall! What a fantastic summer we had, ideal for growing tomatoes and other heat-loving crops. But now that it’s getting cooler, the time is right to switch to winter crops or get your garden tucked in for the winter so it’s ready to grow again next… [ Keep reading ]

‘Grow Your Park’ grant will help low-income families grow fresh produce

[Reposted from Parkways blog.] Seattle Parks and Recreation has been selected as a “Grow Your Park” grant recipient from the Darden Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Seattle Parks was one of 15 communities awarded this grant in 2014. The grant amount is $10,000. Environmental Stewardship Coordinator… [ Keep reading ]

Video Contest: Your Best Gardening Tips by 6/13

You’re an Expert ~ Share Your Tips! Know great ways to save water? Are you a tomato-growing wizard? This is your chance to share your best gardening tips in a short video to win prizes and help your fellow gardeners! Visit for more information, including prize categories. Videos should not… [ Keep reading ]

Edible Garden Series – Seattle Public Library

Starting in April and continuing into May the Seattle Public Library will be holding a series of classes on urban gardening, composting and beekeeping. Kickoff is April 5. The library is partnering with a host of community organizations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to hold the series, which… [ Keep reading ]

Gardening and Tree Questions? Get help!

Gardening is fun, but it has its share of puzzles! The City of Seattle has a lot of resources to help you keep your yard a healthy green place that benefits you, your community and the environment. First up, our good friends, trees. They need some special attention now and… [ Keep reading ]