Educating for Sustainability
2015 Puget Sound Fact Book
Puget Sound Institute University of Washington Tacoma
The 2015 Puget Sound Fact Book brings together statistics and other information about the health and makeup of the Puget Sound ecosystem. Areas of focus include climate change, geography, water quality, habitats, human dimensions and regional species. The fact book was prepared for the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Puget Sound Partnership.
Beacon Food Forest
Volunteers turned a swath of grass into a vibrant, thriving ecosystem that now provides fresh produce, uplifting beauty, pollinator habitat, healthy soils, climate change mitigation, storm water filtration, educational opportunities, and - perhaps most importantly - a community where everyone is welcome to be, participate, learn and teach.
Seattle P-Patch Community Garden Program
Community gardens are spaces where neighbors come together to grow community and plan, plant, and maintain a piece of open space. P-Patch is the name given to the City of Seattle's community gardens.
Seattle Food Action Plan
Seattle's Food Action Plan lays out strategies to get more healthy food to more Seattle residents, expand opportunities to grow food in the City, strengthen our regional food economy, and reduce food-related waste.
King County Local Food Sytem Infograhpics
A fun way to vizualize key parts of King County's Local Food System including success, challenges, climange impacts, and the importance of shopping local.
GROW is a registered 501(c)(3) whose mission is to build healthy and diverse communities by advocating for, managing and funding organic community gardens and orchards, urban farms and green spaces. We provide educational opportunities for growing, sharing and preparing food and acquiring and holding land
Love Food, Stop Waste Program
“Love Food, Stop Waste” engages residents in preventing food from becoming waste which has environmental, social and economic impacts. The program’s purpose is to explore food-saving strategies and reduce the amount of edible food that ends up in Seattle’s waste stream.
Project Drawdown® is a nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline.
Salish Sea Currents Magazine
University of Washington Puget Sound Institute
The Salish Sea Currents online magazine features stories focusing on the science of ecosystem recover. The stories are grouped into sponsored series based on timely issues of events in Puget Sound. The magazine is published by the University of Washington Puget Sound Institute.
Food: Too Good To Waste
Some small changes can help you waste less food while saving you both time and money. Get more out of your food (and grocery budget) with these helpful tips and resources for better planning, prepping and storing your food.