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Bus Routes

We highly encourage sustainable transporation methods such as bussing.
The Sound Transit Link Light Rail as well as King County Metro routes #50, #60, and #36 are all within walking distance to the Beacon Food Forest Site.

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Driving Directions

We are located in the North Beacon Hill area, less than 5miles south of I-90 and directly east of the West Seattle Bridge.
The Beacon Food Forest site is adjacent to Jefferson Park on 15th AVE S and S. Dakota St in Seattle, WA.

I-5 Southbound

Take exit #163A and keep left toward Columbian Way

I-5 Northbound

Take exit #163, keep right Columbian Way
Once off the exit:
• Stay on Columbian Way, which will merge onto 15th AVE S.
• Turn left onto S. Dakota St
• Past 16th AVE S, there is parking available in the lot adjacent to the park.

Location

Address

15th Avenue South & South Dakota Street
Seattle, WA 98108

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Forks up to our friends at InterChange Media for the awesome video!

Music composed by Erica Hilario. Special thanks to Glenn Herlihy one of the co-founders who spent a lot of time helping us create the video. Thanks also to Jacqueline Cramer, Giovanni Dellino, Barbara Jefferson, Margaret Harrison and to everyone involved with the project.

Work parties are family friendly events that involve a diverse community of all ages in a huge variety of tasks at the Beacon Food Forest site.

There is no registration required. Parties generally run between 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please bring work gloves, water, and a $2 to $5 donation for lunch.

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Apr

8

Introduction to Food Forests

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From 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Taught by Kimberly Leeper and Jacqueline Cramer Learn how to design, plant, and grow a garden filled with food plants that come back each year. Perennial fruits and vegetables work together in a food forest to support each other, grow soil and create habitat. We will explore how to get more food out of your landscape: assess your site, build the soil, choose and locate plants, and how to observe and adapt with conditions. Join Kimberly and Jackie to gain information and share enthusiasm for creating an abundant and beautiful food forest garden in your urban or suburban landscape, balcony, or farm homestead. Tickets cost $35, with some sliding scale, click on ticket link.

Location: S. Dakota Street and 16th Avenue South