Ballard food waste becomes compost gold

The final 17 pots along 14th Ave NW are filled and ready for plants. On Thursday, Cedar Grove Organics division delivered soil for the pots and volunteers filled each one. This compost is made up of pre- and post-consumer food waste and compostable food ware from restaurants and businesses in Ballard. “In an effort to […]

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14th Ave a bit greener thanks to volunteers

A group of volunteers worked along 14th Ave NW Saturday morning, picking up trash, planting plants and preparing the medians for more planters. Volunteers grab supplies and snacks donated by Ballard Market. Dawn Hemminger with the East Ballard Community Association was impressed with Saturday’s turnout. “Every time we do a clean up we get more […]

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East Ballard receives $14,576 grant

The East Ballard Community Association has visions of a more beautiful 14th Ave NW and now it’s getting financial help from the city. Dawn Hemminger of the EBCA learned over the weekend that they will receive $14,576 through the Department of Neighborhoods Small and Simple Matching Fund for the “Planting Partnerships on 14th Ave NW […]

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