Sunshine never felt so good!

Howdy folks, sorry for the long hiatus! We’ve been working hard on the garden this past month and we would like to point out first and foremost our Garden Middle School Elective has gone smoothly! As much of you may know already the main goal of the garden isn’t just to supply the local Food … Continue reading

Launch M.S. Elective

Howdy folks! These past few days have been really busy for us here at the Garden. We launched our elective class on Monday (and what a beautiful day it was to be outside!) and built a planter in which to hide our Food Digestor! The students all showed great enthusiasm for the elective class, I … Continue reading

Rain or shine, it’s gardening time!

Today, we had 4 charming young ladies help us with some very much needed garden goals! Kat, Anna, Rozzland, and Caitlin were very willing to get their hands dirty in the garden today! We spent the early half of this week procuring materials from various sources. We purchased 2 sq. yards of Top Soil from … Continue reading

Updates On Sustainable Burien

Sunday, March 18th, Sustainable Burien and ESC are putting on a joint Low Impact Development seminar at the Burien Library (2-4 PM).  Check out the ESC’s website for information on registering if you are interested.  On Saturday, March 17th, Furneys Nursery is having a class on Mason Bees.  We are planning on going to the … Continue reading

Short visit to Stoneybrook Farm!

What a day! John, Bill, and I left early this morning to visit Anne Ryan at her farm in Kent. Anne offers free manure to anyone who would come to haul it away. We came to Stoneybrook bright and early in time to see a couple farm hands turning the compost in their large smoking … Continue reading

Quick, grab a shovel before the sun goes away!

The sun might not have been as committed as we were to come out yesterday but  luckily with the help of all of our friends from Sustainable Burien we had a successful work party and got a lot of much needed things done! In addition to our friends from Sustainable Burien coming out to help us again … Continue reading

Project Updates from John!

Hi All, Here is a little update on the Highline Food Bank Garden.  I borrowed a Troy-bilt rototiller from my brother-in -law to do some tilling on some of my projects.  There was some misunderstanding as the tiller was not working correctly.  Wayne Sykes came over and we checked it out and got it started … Continue reading

Garden Elective Deferred!

With unfortunate gloom, it is my responsibility to report to our loyal readers that the M.S. Garden Elective has been deferred for another three weeks. Hopefully we can get ourselves in order until then.   Until then here is a cool picture I found online

Ashoka Youth Ventures

I began working with this wonderful organization just last year. Ashoka Youth Ventures help young students become “Changemakers” through sustainable social-aided project work. This year, they worked very closely with The Highline Community Garden to flesh out our ideas and to develop a sustainable mission statement. I wanted to drop Ashoka Youth Ventures a good … Continue reading

Breaking Ground!

We had many goals this year, some of which included a homemade backyard spaceship and the amatuer production of  “Dinner at Tiffany’s” but much to our dismay, actual funding for these kinds of projects were scarce. However, thanks to the support of our wonderful friends at Ashoka Youth Ventures, we were able to procure a … Continue reading