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West Seattle Tool Library
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Ever borrow a tool from your neighbor? Ever wish they had a better selection? Sustainable West Seattle has won a grant from the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and has set up a tool lending library. You can find out more information or check out our inventory!

Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest Work Party

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 13 Nov 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location
Community Orchard, South Seattle Community College


The Community Orchard of West Seattle is in it’s second year and is now a project of Sustainable West Seattle. In it’s first year COWS converted a narrow strip of unused land on the north end of the South Seattle Community College into a working community garden and a growing orchard for the near future. The narrow strip that was available truly resembles in size and layout what most folks would call a lawn.

Last year COWS donated approximately 300 pounds of fresh organic produce to the local food banks and this year plans for an increased yield.

For the most part COWS is a volunteer operated and self revenue operation after receiving it’s initial grant to get started. Every Tuesday between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm COWS hosts the weekly Health and Harvest work party. This is a great opportunity to learn some advanced gardening techniques and get in some spring exercise. Other events include an annual seed sale and plant sale. Volunteering is very rewarding!

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