KCD Recruiting AmeriCorps Members for 2019-20

KCD is recruiting AmeriCorps members through Washington Service Corps to serve as an Education Specialist and and Outreach/Community Ag Coordinator If you are interested in either of these positions, please read the position descriptions and send a resume, cover letter, and any questions directly to Nikki Wolf. New this year – living stipends have increased … Continued

KCD Community Agriculture Conservation Resource Guide

Schools, individuals, non-profits, and places of worship, can all expand access to healthy food and teach important natural resource stewardship in the urban landscape. Along with providing a much-needed source of healthy, locally-grown food, urban gardens provide a wide range of benefits including soil, air, and water quality improvement; stormwater management; increased aesthetics; education and … Continued

Reflections of a Growing Season

Hillside Paradise Parking Plots Community Garden, Kent The inaugural season of World Relief and Hillside Church’s community food garden was a huge success with 20 countries represented in the 50 available plots (most measuring 10 feet by 17 feet). Throughout the season, gardeners gathered for classes on trellis building, composting and seed saving along with … Continued

Growing A Taste of Home

Akasanjaku Beans, Ping Tung Eggplant, Molokai Spinach and Armenian Striped Cucumbers are all tastes of home for many of South King County’s newly arrived immigrants and refugees.  However, access to these familiar foods is both limited and costly.  Thirteen-year-old, Erica A., of Seattle decided she wanted to do something about that and has dedicated her … Continued

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