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Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

Find out about Seattle's largest urban farm in Rainier Beach neighborhood.

Rainier Beach Urban Farm & WetlandsRainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands is Seattle's largest urban farm. Community members of all ages participate in educational activities at the farm, learning to grow food using practices that are healthy for the environment, restoring the natural wetlands habitat that runs down the middle of the farm, eating farm fresh food and learning about nutrition, and supplying fresh food for the community.

The site is co-operated with Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands, is owned by Seattle Parks and Recreation and is located in Seattle's Rainier Beach Neighborhood.

See what's going on and find out about upcoming farm events by going to the farm Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RainierBeachUrbanFarm.

Visit

The farm is open to the public Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and some Saturdays. Hours are subject to change, please call (206) 633-0451 to confirm.

Volunteer 

Volunteer at the FarmVolunteers help with growing food, caring for the wetlands, cooking community meals and packaging food to share with everyone. Find out about upcoming work parties and RSVP. 

Find out about other individual/group volunteer opportunities and internships by visiting our volunteer page to fill out a volunteer application, attend an orientation and learn more about volunteering.

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Farm Stand

Farm StandOpen every Thursday, 2-7 p.m., from June 17-Sep. 30, the farm stand offers an abundance of fresh vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers, eggs, honey, and other agricultural products. Available products include produce grown right at our farm and additional items sourced from small, local farms.

Our pay-what-you-can farm stand is a social enterprise that supports our goal of ensuring that everyone in the community has fair, equal, and dignified access to local, fresh, seasonal, organic, and sustainably-grown food. We offer those in need up to $20 of produce at no-cost per visit. Donations are encouraged for produce, but no one is turned away for inability to pay. We accept cash, credit, EBT, Fresh Bucks and offer SNAP Market Match.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Our community supported agriculture (CSA) program connects you to great produce grown right here at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands! Starting June 17 and running through September 23, enjoy 15 weeks of seasonal, local, organic and ecologically grown produce. Learn more and sign up.

Classes 

We are excited to offer live, online classes on topics like veggie gardening, container gardening, canning and pickling, beekeeping, chickens and more. These interactive classes are held via Zoom and include an engaging slide show, individual and group activities, video demonstrations and time for questions and answers. Online classes are offered on a sliding scale, starting at $10. View class schedule and register.

Camps & After-School Programs

Kids dig our summer and new school year camps!  

After-school and weekend camps will be held in-person with reduced capacity and increased safety health precautions recommended by the Washington State Department of Health. Precautions include: limiting camp group sizes; conducting daily temperature checks; increasing sanitization of surfaces; maximizing outdoor time, staggering activity times, and practicing social distancing to the greatest extent possible. Find out more and register.

Community Kitchen Dinners

Dinners at the Farm

Come share a meal at the farm! Once a month, enjoy a community meal featuring fresh, culturally diverse and delicious foods. Bring your family and join us in creating a healthy community through cooking and sharing a meal.

Until it's safe to gather again in person, we'll be cooking together via zoom. Join us for our last online cook-along in 2020 on Sunday, November 22, where we'll be making seasonal holiday side dishes. RSVP here.

Find Us

5513 S. Cloverdale Street
Seattle, WA 98118
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Partners

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands has major community support from fantastic neighbors, community members, organizations and especially Seattle Parks & Recreation, Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands, United Way Seattle/King County and Seattle Parks Foundation

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