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Seed & Feed: Growing Food in a Growing Region

March 18, 2016, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

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Join us in Pioneer Square for a conversation with a family farmer, an agrihood manager and an edible yard landscaper about growing food, preserving land in small spaces and building community in our fast growing region.

Friday, March 18, 5 7 PM, at Gridiron
510 Occidental Ave South, First Floor, Seattle
5 PMHors d’oeuvres & refreshments served 5:30 PMProgram begins

RSVP is required.


  • Maria Anderson, Farm Manager Elk Run Farm in Maple Valley. Elk Run Farm is situated in the middle of a development, this agrihood grows produce for the food banks of South King County.
  • Branden Born, Associate Professor in Urban Design and Planning at the University of Washington. Born studies how policy decisions and land use effect food systems in our region.
  • Jake Harris, Founder and President of Stone Soup Gardens in Seattle. Stone Soup Garden is an edible landscaping company specializing in beautiful sustainable gardens, connecting folks to their environment and their food.
  • Tristan Klesick, Founder and President of Klesick Family Farm in Stanwood. Klesick Family Farm is committed to growing and delivering good food to the families they serve, providing good value to the farmers they support, and sharing good news about the benefits of organic farming with the community.
  • Moderated by Lindsay Fromme Hanna, Forterra’s Policy Program Manager.



Seed & Feed is a series of talks by acclaimed thinkers addressing critical issues impacting the sustainability of our region. Past speakers include Bill McKibben, 350.org founder; Dean Lisa Graumlich, UW College of the Environment; Leslie Smith, Alliance for Pioneer Square; Kevin Daniels, Daniels Real Estate; Jane Richlovsky, Pioneer Square artist; Tracy Rector, Longhouse Media; Darrell Hillaire, Setting Sun Productions and Lummi Nation Tribe; Chairman Leonard Forsman of the Suquamish Tribal Council; and Eric D. Eberhard, Seattle University School of Law.


March 18, 2016
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


510 Occidental Ave South WA 98104 United States


Lauren Zondag

Thank you to our sponsor!