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Tuesday, May 10 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Legacy Project (Danny Woo Community Garden)
RSVP for this hands on volunteer Legacy Project opportunity here! Questions? Contact us at LF@living-future.org

Location: Danny Woo Community Garden, 620 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA 98104

Spend the afternoon reconnecting with the land, while helping to preserve a historic urban growing space, with a Legacy Project at the Danny Woo Community Garden. This 1.5 acre edible community garden that is managed by InterIm CDA is located in the heart of Seattle’s Chinatown/International District (CID) and has been a source of food security and cultural preservation for low income, elderly Asian-immigrants living in the area for over 40 years. More recently, the Danny Woo Community Garden became home to a chicken coop and a children’s growing space to engage the wider community and build an intergenerational connection between youth and seniors in the neighborhood.

This Legacy Project is an opportunity to get your hands dirty and participate in the rich history of the garden by providing maintenance and restoration support. After learning about the garden’s legacy of social justice, environmental stewardship, and cultural resiliency, we’ll jump into the garden to help weed, mulch, and provide small repairs to fences and pathways. We’ll end our project just in time for you to refuel at any of the numerous eateries that fill the blocks of the CID.

HOW TO PREPARE
Please wear clothes appropriate for doing physical labor in a garden. There are gender neutral restrooms and storage lockers located in the InterIm CDA office, one block from the garden. Please bring your own water and snacks to sustain yourself. This project will occur rain or shine.

HOW TO GET THERE
The garden is located at 620 S. Main St., Seattle, WA 98104, at the corner of S. Main St. and Maynard Ave. S. There is hourly paid street parking along S. Main St. Accessible bus lines include: 14, 7, 36, 70, 49. Broadway Streetcar, and Link LightRail via the International District Bus Tunnel.

Accessibility Note: As a terraced garden there are numerous staircases, narrow and uneven pathways, and limited covered areas for inclement weather. Please contact us at info@interimicda.org with specific accessibility requests to determine whether a visit to the garden will meet your needs.


Read more about this community garden here: http://interimicda.org/whatwedo/sustainable-communities/danny-woo-community-garden/

Speakers
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Mei Wook

Manager, Danny Woo Community Garden
Mei Yook is the Manager of the Danny Woo Community Garden at InterIm Community Development Association. She has an extensive background in food justice, working through Seattle to empower communities of color to organize and share their stories of resiliency and resistance through food. Mei Yook is currently researching the relationship between health and community gardening on the Navajo Nation as she finishes a Masters in Public Health... Read More →



Tuesday May 10, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Danny Woo Community Garden 620 South Main Street, across from Maynard Ave South