Tag: Seattle Tilth

SEATTLE’S RED BARN RANCH

December 15th, 2011

Did you know that the City of Seattle owns a 40 acre farm southeast of Auburn?  I didn’t until a few weeks ago – and last month I toured the property and discovered what an imaginative asset this can be for Seattle. My Local Food Action Initiative (LFAI) is designed to encourage Seattle to increase […]

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PARKS DEPARTMENT EMBRACES LOCAL FOOD ACTIONS

October 20th, 2011

On Saturday, October 1, the Parks Department and community partners officially broke ground on the Rainier Beach Urban Farm, which will transform the seven acres of the former Atlantic City Nursery into a working organic urban farm and demonstration wetlands restoration site.  The Parks Department nursery was closed in January, 2010.  Seattle Tilth and the […]

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