Urban Farmers

Urban Farmers is a loose association of residents of northeast Seattle interested in sharing food production skills with their neighbors as part of building a sustainable local food network. We accomplish this by informal visits to each others gardens, sponsoring classes, hosting an annual garden tour, and managing or supporting neighborhood food producing gardens. Classes…

Community Kitchen

Cooking together, learning how to prepare a vast array of foods then sitting down together to enjoy a meal and each another. This can include community center classes, preparing food for a local homeless shelter, and access to a preservation kitchen for learning food storage techniques. Meadowbrook Community Kitchen We join together with the Meadowbrook…

LION•NES

Local Investment Opportunity Network of North East Seattle (LIONNES) creates opportunities for local investors to network with local business owners and together build a more resilient and sustainable economy in Northeast Seattle. LIONNES has grown out of work by our its Local Economy/Local Currency group. This group started in early 2014. We are an inclusive…

ReSkilling

We are dedicated to sharing what we have learned with others by teaching the skills that create resilience and sustainability in our community.  To assist our community’s shift from the passive and disconnected life of the Consumer and activate the need to become Producers of the products and services of a sustainable lifestyle, we offer…

Emergency Preparedness

We build community with our neighbors by preparing for any emergency. This includes collaboration with municipal agencies, local businesses, and organizations such as the Emergency Communication HUB groups. This goes beyond gathering a first aid kit. In order to become comfortable in offering and accepting help, we must get to know one another and learn…

Awareness

We raise awareness to encourage the creation of positive actions to implement locally. We believe doing things rather than just talking about the problems increases involvement and creates change in…

Creating Community

A key ingredient to resilience is knowing your community and celebrating the things you achieve together to make change.

Ravenna Community Garden

The Ravenna Community Garden was started in 2010 on the grounds of the Ravenna Eckstein Community Center, through a unique partnership between the Seattle Parks Department and a community of gardeners with a vision for growing food on a little used plot of land. All are welcome to participate in this garden adventure, with work…