Local groups to meet at South Seattle Garden Summit

These plants were part of a recent planting-strip improvement project on Beacon Avenue, across from the library. Photo by Jason.
Local urban gardening and farming groups will convene on Beacon Hill on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a South Seattle Garden Summit and Potluck at the Garden House, hosted by ROCKiT Space and the Washington State Federated Garden Club.

The event will include a potluck dinner and social hour, then presentations and discussions among a variety of South Seattle garden groups, with a goal of planning a joint calendar of events to enhance use of community resources, avoid conflicts, and improve communication.

Groups participating include Beacon Food Forest, Friends of Lewis Park, City Fruit, local P-Patches, the Maple School Ravine Project and more.

All are welcome. The Garden House is located at 2336 15th Ave. S.

Here’s the agenda:

  • 6:30 p.m. Potluck
  • 7:30 p.m. Presentations by partner organizations
  • 8 p.m. Open discussion of common garden resources and needs. Review of calendars to avoid conflicts and make the best use of volunteer pool.