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New and recent Tilth Alliance press releases and links to media stories about the organization.

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Press Releases

Nov 06, 2019
Regional nonprofits join forces to promote local food in Washington
Tilth Alliance is proud to announce a new partnership with Bellingham-based nonprofit Sustainable Connections to bring the Eat Local First campaign to the greater Puget Sound region.
Oct 17, 2019
Hundreds come together for three days of educational workshops, farm tours, industry trade show and building connections.
Washington’s organic and sustainable agriculture community will come together on November 8-10 at the Yakima Convention Center for the annual Tilth Conference, one of the region’s cornerstone gatherings for hundreds of farmers, producers, educators and agricultural professionals.
Oct 04, 2018
Tilth Alliance announced today that Melissa Spear will be the organization’s new Executive Director. Spear currently serves as Executive Director at Common Ground, a center for environmental learning and urban farming in New Haven, Connecticut. She will start her new role at Tilth Alliance the last week of November.
Jul 21, 2018
Celebrate the transformation of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands into a hub for sustainable urban farming and community connection in Southeast Seattle! The Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, Tilth Alliance and Seattle Department of Parks & Recreation are happy to invite the community to Farm Fest at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The community event is free to attend, but donations will be gladly accepted.

Press Clips

Aug 17, 2017
Kirkland Television
Get a glimpse of our Companion Planting class at McAuliffe Park in Kirkland
Jul 17, 2017
Did you know that urban agriculture accounts for 15-20% of the world's food supply? Read about Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands, one of the largest (co-operated by Tilth Alliance and Friends of RBUFW), and eight other interesting urban farms in the U.S.
Jul 17, 2017
Find out about the National Science Foundation grant recently awarded Tilth Alliance, University of Washington School of Education and Seattle Public Schools to research the best way to build and deliver school garden programs with a focus on low income children.
Jul 12, 2017
University of Washington College of Education News
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