June 2009, we were awarded a grant for $10,000 from King County Partnerships and Grants.
First steps: cleared blackberries, removed debris from the site, pulled stumps, leveled and rototilled the ground, installed a French drain, and harvested a lot of rocks!
2010 Built raised beds, installed deer and rodent fencing, filled plots with Cedar Grove Vegetable Garden Mix, installed a drip irrigation system, and held a plant sale to raise money for a shed.
2011 22 families growing food, gardeners donated over 180 pounds of vegetables to Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission
2015 4 beds devoted to growing organic vegetables for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank. 520 lbs donated!