Stewarding Native People Through Native Foods – Na’ah Illahee Fund, Native Food Systems Initiative

Guest Blogger: Lindsay Goes Behind Na’ah Illahee Fund’s partnership with King Conservation District has allowed over 35 Seattle area Native community members including 7 families and their children to steward through an entire growing season, 3 garden beds which produced multiple varieties of squash, beans, corn, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, kale, cucumbers, tomatoes in addition … Continued

Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan Public Comment Period

Proposed Alternatives for the Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan King County Flood Control District is preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), which will analyze alternatives for flood protection that could be included in the Plan. The PEIS describes potential environmental impacts and measures to reduce or eliminate them. Because each alternative … Continued

KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac

Subscribe to KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Email Format html text View previous campaigns. Did you know that KCD has a quarterly newsletter just for rural landowners and livestock owners? KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac gives in-depth tips and reminders on both solstices and equinoxes. This new list … Continued

KCD Regional Food System Program 2018 Grant Awards

KCD’s Board of Supervisors awarded $755,631 in 2018 KCD Regional Food System Grants to the following organizations. Applicant Organization Project Title Grant Request City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability and Environment Increasing Fresh Bucks Business Capacity and Customer Access in King County $25,000 PCC Farmland Trust Working Farmland Partnership Pilot Project $99,810 Living Well Kent … Continued

Seattle Community Partnership Grants 2018

King Conservation District’s Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program funds projects that incorporate both natural resource improvement and environmental equity goals. The program advances the City of Seattle’s Equity and Environment Initiative and KCD’s natural resource priorities by funding projects that build community awareness about environmental issues, manage stormwater with green infrastructure, protect and restore water bodies, … Continued

KCD Cover Crop Seed Giveaway

Fall seeding of cover crop is a great way to ensure that the hard work of developing healthy soil continues during the winter months. KCD is offering FREE cover crop seed (crimson clover and yellow field peas) to King County backyard gardeners who have submitted samples for soil nutrient testing. Cover crops help minimize soil … Continued

KCD at 2018 Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

See you at the Northwest Flower and Garden Festival KCD Staff will be at the 2018 Northwest Flower and Garden Festival, February 7 to 11. We’ll be sharing information and DIY projects that encourage native pollinators in your landscape design. Stop by our booth for information on all of KCD’s programs and services, drop off soil … Continued

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