Yes Farm: Central Seattle
Join the Black Farmers Collective and EarthCorps as we kick off a new season of work at Yes Farm! A developing urban farm and innovation center near Yesler Community Center, the goal of YES Farm is to improve community health, both mental and physical, by growing food and rooting an African American presence in a gentrifying Seattle.
We will teach you everything you need to know about tool use, safety, and the importance of the work you will be doing. No experience necessary, just come ready to learn something new! Be sure to sign in at registration when you arrive.
For your safety and comfort please bring:
- Personal face mask and gloves if you have them
- Clothing that can get dirty (because it will!)
- Long pants and long sleeves (helps protect against prickly plants)
- Sturdy shoes that can handle some mud (closed toed shoes are required such as work boots, hiking boots, rubber boots, etc.NO sandals, flats or heels)
- Rain gear and warm layers -OR- sun protection (check the weather!)
- Sack lunch and snacks (to refuel)
- Full water bottle (we will have a jug on-site for re-fills)
What will volunteers be doing at the event?
While the exact tasks can vary, our current project on the farm is focused removing invasive weeds to create more room for future farm plots and garden beds!
GroupsWe are not coordinating group registration at this time. Feel free to have all interested parties sign up individually as available spots permit! If you have any questions please reach out to us at email@example.com
Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All volunteers between the ages of 14 and 17 that are not with a parent or guardian must submit a digital Youth Waiver before the day of the event.
The digital waiver process is first initiated when the youth participant registers online. After the youth participant enters parent/guardien details, the digital waiver will be sent to the parent/guardian for two part authentication.
DirectionsApproximate address: Yesler Way and S Washington St
Look out for canopy tents and orange EarthCorps signs for the meeting place
Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood, but the site can also be easily reached by the street car or # 27 bus.