Planting in the Pandemic

By: Jenny King and Sara Lippert

Amidst the changes and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the gardeners of the Ballard P-Patch are finding creative ways to tend to their crops–and their community–safely.

The leaders of this community garden believe deeply in the benefits of urban gardening. They represent a resilient group of individuals dedicated to organic produce, spending time outdoors, and the importance of human connection. In this video, learn how the Ballard P-Patch pivoted its practices and has remained united in the face of socially distant and economic hardship.


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