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Family Favorites Made Local: Community Kitchen Meals

Sunday, May 26 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
Sunday, May 26
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States

Join us May 26 from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate the beginning of the Pacific Northwest’s growing season through a meal of local food! Eating ingredients sourced from nearby reduces the opportunity for waste during transport and encourages us all to eat more seasonally. Please RSVP for this dinner at the bottom of this page.

Dinner will be created by our guest chefs, Hector and Khalil of Diaspora Seattle, the first yaupon roaster west of Texas, and the first yaupon espresso company. Yaupon Holly is a tree native to the Southeastern United States whose leaves were used for thousands of years by southeastern native tribes as a stimulating beverage, medicinal plant, and ceremonial drink.

Our guest chefs have curated a menu that blends the comfort foods from their families in combination with local, in-season produce swaps for traditional ingredients. They will also be serving yaupon espresso drinks and guiding guests through pressing their own tortillas.

Stay tuned for the menu. As always, we will make sure to have vegan and gluten free options. We focus on sourcing ingredients for the meal from small, local BIPOC farms who use organic growing practices. 

What to Expect 

  • Following public health guidelines: masks are optional, and proof of vaccination is not required. 
  • We will have limited indoor space alongside outdoor, covered seating areas. Please dress for the weather. If you plan to explore the farm, please wear proper footwear. 
  • Everyone is welcome- invite friends and family to share a meal with us by registering for yourselves and others! We ask that each person registers so we can prepare the correct amount of food. 
  • This programming is supported by The Washington Department of Ecology, alongside our generous community. We welcome donations during the event, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. We accept cash, cards and Apple Pay. 
  • On-site parking is available, but we encourage visitors to walk, bike, or take public transit, when possible. There is a bike rack on site, and we are a short walk from 7 and 106 buses and the light rail station. 


These events are truly a community effort! We welcome support from food prep to set up/breakdown.

Please email Maggie Rickman, Community Kitchens Project Manager, if you have any special requests, questions about this meal or the Community Kitchens program in general. 

RSVP – Individual

Please enter a name for each guest.

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