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Church/Community/Food Bank Garden
Church/Community/Food Bank Garden
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6900 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington, US
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

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Church/Community/Food Bank Garden

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Urban, Community, Philanthropic/aid

Project Summary

We are developing a vacant church-owned lot to be a permaculture garden which will provide a community garden and gathering place, as well as grow organic produce for the customers of the food bank housed at the church.

Project Description

The garden started as an outgrowth of discussions at church surrounding food justice and how we could be more responsive to the residents of our neighborhood.  The garden started as a few raised beds growing organic vegetables for the food bank.  The next year our church was able to provide the food bank with space when they decided they had outgrown their old place.  At the same time my husband and I saw information about a permaculture class being taught locally.  We graduated in August 2010 and have since then developed a design to incorporate a food forest, community garden area, and a gathering place for both church members and the neighborhood.  We are in the first stages of creating this vision.  Will update as we impliment our design. 


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