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Sustainable Burien Installs Community Gardens At B/ IAS

Sustainable Burien [1] has installed four community gardens at the Interim Art Space, with the hopes of developing a place where residents can grow sustainable food.

“Right now we’re just trying to show that this can be done,” said SuBu member John Feeney as he put the finishing touches on some lattice work. “And this garden is open to all residents, especially those who want to grow their own food – just come to one of our meetings.”

Some of the plants growing in the garden now include pumpkin, tomato, corn, mint, lettuce, peppers, chard, onion and others, along with one planter devoted to local, native plants like wild rose and black cap raspberry.

Sustainable Burien’s [2] next meeting is Sunday, July 12th at the new Burien library from 2pm – 4pm. For more information, please visit their website [1].

Members of Sustainable Burien pose next to their new community garden at B/ IAS. Photo by Rebecca Dare.

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