LocalCity garden grows 1,500 pounds of produce for food bank
NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 31, 2015
In 2014, the Pickering Garden team grew more than 1,500 pounds of fresh food for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.
The city teamed with Our Seattle Tilth and community members to grow the garden. The total amount of donated food includes 167 pounds from a city employee food drive.
Garden Coordinator Falaah Jones inspired and taught 627 people, who volunteered at the Pickering Garden to help plant, grow and harvest organic food.
Farmers Market vendors and local gardeners also contributed an additional 6,038 pounds of fresh produce to the food bank last year. Read more »
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