Marra Farm 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108
Posted on December 8, 2017 / 1101
Site Type : City-Owned Property
Location : Seattle
Soil Type : Fill, Native Soil

Since 1986, Solid Ground has cultivated a 3/4-acre Giving Garden on historic urban farmland at Marra Farm in the South Park neighborhood. All of the produce grown stays in the South Park community, nourishing Concord International School students and their families – and other South Park residents – via food banks, meal programs, and our Work Trade program participants. We host vibrant gardening, nutrition and environmental education programs for young people, and we have many group and individual volunteer opportunities, especially during the growing season. The Marra Farm Coalition (which includes Solid Ground) has the following partners:  City of Seattle P-Patch, a Mien community garden, a market garden called City Grown, honey bees managed by Urban Bee Company, a chicken cooperative, and more.

For More Information/Schedule a Tour or Volunteer:

scottb@solid-ground.org

Scott Behmer

Solid Ground Farm Coordinator

206.694.6828

Information about the P-Patch (City of Seattle link)

Check back for lessons learned at this garden site through soil testing!

Have you had your soil tested?  KCD offers 5 FREE soil tests to qualified King County residents (visit KCD’s website for details).

Do you have a story of volunteering or growing at Marra Farm?  Contact Melissa.Tatro@kingcd.org to share your story. 

Features
Community Garden
Cooking Demonstrations
CSA
Farm Stand
Food Access/Food Bank
Food Forest
Hügelkultur
Individual Garden Spaces
Learning Garden
Market Garden
Pollinator Garden
Value Added Market Garden/Food Product
Melissa

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