The city’s emergency management department has announced that P-patch gardens will now be designated as meeting places during an emergency. The Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has partnered with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Community Gardening Program to establish the gardens as Community Emergency Hubs, which are places where people gather after a disaster to help […]
The new Kirke Park at 7028 9th Ave NW will have the traditional park amenities like a play area for kids and a grassy area for lounging. It will also have a P-Patch for community gardeners. A look at the future P-Patch site at Kirke Park The city will be holding two meetings to talk […]
Some of Ballard’s P-Patch community gardens are about to be showcased during a free tour. Greg’s Garden P-Patch on 14th Ave NW. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is offering a free van tour of P-Patch locations all over the city. The one in the northwest will be held October 23 from 1pm to 3pm. The tour includes Ballard, Greg’s, […]
The “Adopt-a-Street Cleanup Party” along 14th Ave. was in full swing midday Saturday, especially at Greg’s Garden, the P-patch along 54th St. We saw other neighbors walking along 14th picking up trash. Thanks, all!
Ballard sure is changing. We’re going from the lutefisk-eating, blond-braid-wearing Scandahoovians (as my grandma says) to “a bunch of wealthy people who work in the information industry,” jokes John Keister of Almost Live fame. Apparently the homeless are also into technology. While reading through the police report in the Ballard News Tribune I learned that […]