Friday, March 30, 2012

Application Deadline is Friday, April 6th

From the B-town Blog
If you want to grow your own in Burien’s Community Garden, you’d best turn in your Application soon, as the deadline is Friday, April 6.
Burien’s Community Garden Program is open to all city residents, and applying for a garden plot will provide you a space to cultivate and also the opportunity to garden with other community members.
For consideration please complete and return the application form with your payment.
“Garden applicants must be 18 years or older and a Burien resident,” reads the application. “All gardeners must provide 8 hours of service annually to the community garden common areas. Gardeners are allowed one garden plot/resident household each year (April 1– March 31.) Applicants can request to be added to the waitlist for an additional garden plot, availability will be determined by April 13.”
The Community Garden is located at 437 SW 144th Street.
Download the application here (PDF file).

Monday, March 19, 2012

Highline Food Bank Garden

There is a new community garden amongst us! The Friends of Highline Food Bank garden serving the Highline Food Bank and the local community, the Highline Food Bank Garden provides a space that inspires scientific inquiry through the lenses of Health, Agriculture, and Environmental Stewardship with an emphasis on local community values. In addition to serving educational values to the local Highline Big Picture, the Honeybee Garden is partnered with Sustainable Burien to deliver fresh organic fruits and vegetables to the Highline Food Bank.

Anyone interested in working in the food bank garden should contact Steve through their website

Friday, March 2, 2012

Pay to play (with us)

Just a reminder to pay for your plots for 2012! Current gardeners have until 3/16 and people who want to join in the fun have  can sign up now at The Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Avenue SW, (The Old Burien Library. Here is a registration Form