Bootstraps @ City Grown Seattle – Introduction

I’m Becky Warner from Seattle Washington, and my farm is called City Grown Seattle.  City Grown is a multi-plot urban farm.  We are growing vegetables on a quarter acre (10,000 square feet) of growing space within northwest Seattle.  Our land is distributed among 8 different plots, of which 7 are in the yards of private homeowners and one is at a community center.  These land partners offer us the use of their space in exchange for a portion... Read More

Beginning Young Farmer and Rancher Development Program at Work in Washington

Seattle Tilth Farm Works, a new farm business incubator program for immigrants, refugees, and other underserved communities, was recently awarded $483, 160 by the USDA NIFA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Farm incubators like Seattle Tilth Farm Works play an essential role in establishing new farmers and, importantly, support a diversity of new farmers, making farming more accessible for low-income individuals. Under the provisions... Read More