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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.



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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Salve and Tincture Making at the Food Forest photo



Salve and Tincture Making at the Food Forest

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From 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Salve and Tincture Making at the Food Forest

Come make your own remedies in an outdoor garden setting right in the city! Participants will go home with a salve and tincture, all materials provided. Learn how to build your own apothecary using local ingredients.

Classes are held rain or shine as thats part of living in the PNW. Wear weather appropriate clothes and comfortable shoes. Bring your own bottle of water to stay hydrated. Children and dogs are welcome as long as they can make it through a 2 hour class.

Diana Lynn Law is a Pacific NW herbalist. She loves tending growing things, creativity and Science. Her classes are a combination of Folk Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda  and science-based study. Empowering people to build their own relationships with plants and create their own well being are integral parts of her classes. She has been practicing Herbalism in the Pacific NW for about 5 years, while continuing to study.  

Jackie Cramer is a professional Permaculture landscaper and one of the founding members of the Beacon Food Forest. She is an experienced teacher who teaches a variety of classes including how to build Food Forests.


cost is $35, includes all materials and participants will take home each a tincture and salve made in class.

Location: S. Dakota Street and 16th Avenue South