There are several community gardens around Southeast Seattle that need extra attention during the busy growing season. Please join Rainier Valley Eats! in tending to these gardens — get some sun, make new friends, and enjoy some gardening! You can also learn about community-based organic food production and sustainable landscape management during these hands on, drop-in events. No gardening experience necessary — everyone is welcome! Volunteer work parties are scheduled at the following sites:
Rainer Beach Farm @ the Atlantic City Nursery
5513 S. Cloverdale St., Seattle 98118
Every Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Rainier Beach Learning Garden: in the park behind South Shore School
4800 S. Henderson, Seattle, WA 98118. Every other Tuesday 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
May 31, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, Aug 9, Aug 23
Rainier Community Center Learning Garden in Columbia City
4600 38th Ave South
every other Thursday 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (May 26, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, Aug 4)
These work parties are sponsored by Seattle Tilth. For more information about these drop-in work parties or other volunteer opportunities, please contact Katie Pencke at 206.992.7034 firstname.lastname@example.org