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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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Seed Saving Fun

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From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Have fun exploring seed saving basics while enjoying the abundant Beacon Food Forest. This hands-on workshop will cover: the benefits of saving seed; some relevant plant anatomy; and how to gather, process, and store some seeds for the future. Hoping everyone will go home with a couple species of seeds to store or process. When we are done, you will know enough to do some basic seed saving and will know where to find more information for your future seed saving adventures. Intention is for you to able to save some seed at the end of this season and have them for your garden, and for sharing with community, next year! This is a beginning level course for participants who are new to seed saving. 20 participants max. Bring some of your favorite organic seeds, and willingness to share your seed saving experience, to this class!

Location: S. Dakota Street and 16th Avenue South