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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

Contact Us

Donate Food, Materials, Music, and Tools

Please fill out the form below and include a short description of your donation. We will be in contact with you soon.


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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2018 was a transformative year for the Beacon Food Forest

  • We registered the nonprofit Food Forest Collective (FFC)
  • FFC hired it's first two part-time staff to provide support in the fields of operations, fundraising and outreach 
  • We began construction of Phase 2 of the Food Forest, completing 65% of the major earthwork 
  • Volunteers formed a Pollinator Team that is caring for bee hives on site
  • We hosted more than 25 tours and special work parties with visitors from near and far, in addition to our monthly Community Work Parties
  • We supported a number of new food forest projects in the country and abroad by sharing our experience and advice
  • Most importantly, local families shared in the bounty of public food on public land by harvesting every last tomato, bean, and berry at the Beacon Food Forest

Curious how much we shared in 2018? Check out our Annual Report!