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Farm Fest at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

Saturday, September 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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Date
Saturday, September 16, 2023
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location
Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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Join us Saturday, September 16; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for Farm Fest at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, a celebration of urban agriculture and the Southeast Seattle community!

Hosted in partnership with Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands and Nurturing Roots, this event is free and open to the public.

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Get a preview of what’s in store for you at this year’s Rainier Beach Farm Fest!

Community Partners

We’re excited to have many of our community partners join us for Rainier Beach Farm Fest! Be sure to visit their booths and learn more about what they do. This year, the following organizations and businesses will be participating:

  • Coalition for Organic & Regenerative Agriculture
  • Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Eat Local First
  • The Garden Hotline
  • Harvest Against Hunger
  • Holy Lamb Organics
  • InterCultural Children & Family Services
  • Jjang!
  • Jude’s Rainier
  • King County Master Gardeners
  • King County Noxious Weeds
  • Link to Lake
  • Northwest Harvest
  • Rainier Beach Action Coalition
  • Rec ‘N the Streets
  • Real Rent Duwamish
  • Soaring Heart
  • Woodland Park Zoo

Things to Do

Farm Activities

  • Compost Demo and “Preventing Food Waste” activities with Master Composter/Sustainability Stewards
  • Grow Your Own Microgreens with The Garden Hotline
  • Holistic Healing Activities with Teaching With Love & Care
  • Photo Booth with Tilth Alliance

Crafts

  • Veggie Printmaking and Herb Bundle Making with the Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands
  • Crafting With Nature with Tilth Alliance’s Youth & Families Programs

Food & Cooking

  • Gochujang Demo with Jjang! at noon
  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with the East African Elders
  • Smoothie Bike with Nurturing Roots
  • Cider Press and Farm Stand with Tilth Alliance

About Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

This community farm in the Rainier Beach neighborhood is Seattle’s largest urban farm. Co-operated with the Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, and owned by Seattle Parks and Recreation, the farm is home to annual and perennial vegetables, raised beds, native plants, greenhouses, giant blueberry bushes, wetlands, a nature trail and a large compost area.

Getting There, Parking & Where to Enter

Street parking will be available near Be’er Sheva Park (8702 Seward Park Ave S). Parking may also be available at the Atlantic City Boat Ramp, in the Rite Aid parking lot or in the Pritchard Beach parking lot. No parking will be available on the farm. We strongly encourage walking, biking and using public transportation to get to the farm (Light Rail station is a 15-minute walk; the Route 7 bus stop is a 5-minute walk).

Enter Farm Fest through the pedestrian entrance at Be’er Sheva Park or Cloverdale Street (bike racks available).

Volunteer!

We’ll need volunteers to help out in the days leading up to the event and at the event on Saturday, September 16. If you are interested in helping make the farm look its best in the coming weeks, sign up for one of our regularly-scheduled community work parties.

Sponsor Farm Fest

We invite sponsors to “Name Your Price!” Every dollar will help us bring Farm Fest to life.

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