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Our Work | WA Farming & Agriculture

In 2019, Tilth Alliance made supporting the adoption of organic, regenerative and sustainable growing practices by farms and farmers throughout the state of Washington a strategic priority. While practices such as cover cropping, crop rotation, no and low till, and integrated livestock management have multiple environmental benefits, the one benefit...
Our Work | Food & Nutrition

Welcome to a new video series celebrating the merging of traditional multicultural recipes with local Pacific Northwest foods! The video series is part of our work supporting more than 20 multicultural meal sites throughout the greater Seattle area, providing food safety and nutrition education, as well as support meal...
Our Work

As the main growing season draws to a close and the gardens are transforming for the cooler months, it feels like an appropriate time to pause and appreciate all of the work that volunteers for Tilth Alliance have put into the gardens, farm, and wetlands this year. We are...
Press Release | Our Work

Seattle, WA — Tilth Alliance announced today that Melissa Spear will be the organization’s new Executive Director. Spear currently serves as Executive Director at Common Ground, a center for environmental learning and urban farming in New Haven, Connecticut. She will start her new role at Tilth Alliance the last...
Kids & Families | Our Work

By Nat Mengist, Children’s Garden Coordinator Sometimes people end up working in the food system unexpectedly. Such is the case with Shaila Bolger, an intern with Seattle Tilth’s children’s education programs. Shaila was matched with Seattle Tilth through the Undergraduate Community Based Intern program from the University of Washington’s...
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Seattle Tilth. The “Seattle” part is easy enough to figure out, but have you ever wondered what “Tilth” means and why it’s part of our name? You’re not alone! This is one of our most frequently asked questions and has only become more common as we explore a merger with...
Kids & Families

Juicy Landscape Blueberry hedges, Marion berry fences and grapevine arbors are edible landscaping at its most decadent. Berries are great additions to your landscape, providing unexpected beauty. Raspberry foliage is a beautiful addition to bouquets while blueberries and grapes provide brilliant splashes of fall color. Blueberries and raspberries are...
Kids & Families

by Lisa Taylor, children’s education program manager Hey parents! Here’s a fun planting project with surprising results that your kids will LOVE. Plant a star in the garden and watch it grow. Like magic but better because it’s real and you can eat the results! Cool weather crops such...