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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

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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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Pandora Thomas - Building Community

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From 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Building Community Power - a talk and interactive workshop with Pandora Thomas. Join us for a talk by Pandora Thomas, Ecological Design and Sustainability Teacher, Writer, Designer and co founder of Black Permaculture network. She will share her experiences and help us create cross-cultural dialogue and education around permaculture design within diverse communities. We build power when we connect the work for social justice and for the earth's regeneration. Our evening will include snacks, mingling, and workshop time to connect and build our relations in community. Admission is FREE - room is limited to 50 participants, arrive early to get a spot when: Thursday October 6, 2016 6:30pm doors open, talk at 7pm - 9:00pm El Centro de la Raza 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98144 This event is funded by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods take bus 36, 60, or link light rail

Location: El Centro de la Raza