Tag: urban farms


June 6th, 2013

Last week King County invited me to present at the second South County Farm/City Roundtable, sponsored by the County in cooperation with the King County Agriculture Commission and the King Conservation District. The meeting, at Green River Community College, brought farmers and City representatives from Auburn, Kent, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila together to talk […]


Urban Farms and Community Gardens: Improving access to locally grown food

August 18th, 2010

On Monday, August 16, the Council unanimously adopted Council Bill 116907 that supports our rapidly growing local food movement.  The ordinance updates the City’s Land Use code governing urban agriculture uses, including allowing “urban farms” and “community gardens” in all zones, with some limitations in industrial zones.  It encourages food production by allowing residents to […]