Tag: Marra Farm

NEW P-PATCHES AND PUBLIC GARDEN SPACE IN SEATTLE!

January 8th, 2013

Every once in a while there’s an unexpected positive in the midst of negative impacts like those of the current recession. Seattle’s gardeners will benefit because the City projected inflation rates that were higher than have actually been experienced when the Council developed the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy. A lower inflation rate associated […]

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PARKS LEVY MAKING IT HAPPEN: EXPANDING COMMUNITY GARDENS

April 14th, 2011

I led the effort to include more money for community gardens when the Council put together the renewal of the Parks Levy in 2008.  We wound up including $2 million, which may sound like a lot, but given how expensive land can be, we were only able to conservatively promise adding four more gardens. But […]

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