The Namaste Garden is sponsored by the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) New Roots program with land made available by St Thomas Catholic Church in Tukwila. There are 97 garden plots available for IRC clients many of whom have recently immigrated from Nepal. IRC’s New Roots program focuses on food access and the nutritional needs of families upon arrival in the U.S., and builds on the agricultural experience of many new refugee and immigrant families by providing access to land, materials, and education for program participants to grow healthy food.
For More Information/Schedule a Tour or Volunteer:
New Roots Program Manager
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 Namaste Community Garden? Contact Melissa.Tatro@kingcd.org to share your story.
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