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Title: 5th Annual Ballard Edible Garden Tour
Who: Sustainable Ballard invites you to a self-guided walking / biking tour of food gardens in the central area of Ballard.
What: Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School.
Be entered into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools.
Get your gardening questions answered by local NW gardening authors.
When: Saturday June 29, 2013, 10am - 3pm.
Where: Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave NW, on the day of the tour.
Cost: $10 (kids are free) supports Sustainable Ballard's community projects.
More info: Visit www.sustainableballard.org
Contact Paula Jenson ([email protected]) if you would like to volunteer or have a garden you would like to be included in the tour.
Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
Learn about how communities across the country are investing locally to build a more sustainable food system and get involved here in Seattle.
Our speakers are Woody Tasch, the founder and chairman of Slow Money, and author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money, which outlined a vision to bring the financial system back to earth & sparked the formation of dozens of affiliate organizations and Carol Peppe Hewitt, co-founder of Slow Money NC and author of Financing our Foodshed.
GREEN EXHIBITORS WELCOME Seattle Unity Earth Care Team is hosting an Environmental Fair and Brunch Sunday, April 21 at 12:30pm. Highlights are a speaker on food production and demonstration of bicycle maintenance. Tables are available to green/sustainable/environmental groups for materials and spokespersons. Locally sourced and organic foods are featured on the $12 brunch menu. Seattle Unity is at 200 - 8th Ave. N., Seattle 98109 directly north of Denny Park in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Contact Marcia Rutan: [email protected]