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David Johnson
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2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 17, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
The 2017 Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour is scheduled for Saturday June 17.  Contact me if you want to be part of the Tour.  We are looking for new gardens as well as those that are well established. Contact me if you want to be part of the Tour. See More
Apr 12
Sharon A. commented on David Johnson's event Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour
"That was a blast! I learned SO much, and I am truly inspired. Thanks for setting it up and to all who opened their gardens and brains to all us visitors!"
Jun 18, 2016
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Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
The 2016 Sustainable NE Seattle's Urban Farmers Group Garden Tour is this Saturday.  We have 9 gardens to visit that include newer gardens and others that are well established as well as some with livestock. There is a Google map attached to the event details (above) that includes locations and garden descriptions.  The following link is to a pdf version of the same map that is more printer friendly.…See More
Jun 13, 2016
David Johnson replied to Jim Gagnon's discussion Eight Row Flint (Otto File Flint)? in the group Urban Farmers
"Growing corn in our area takes a lot of space, water, and nitrogen for a modest crop.  That said I am planting some multi-colored popcorn that my granddaughter picked out of a catalog. Don't know 8-row flint corn.  What is its claim…"
May 26, 2016
David Johnson commented on Susan Gregory's group Urban Farmers
"Last call to urban farmers for gardens to include in our tour on Saturday, June 18th  If you have a new or old; big or small; productive or not so productive garden and want to be part of the tour or have questions please contact me.David…"
May 18, 2016
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Sustainable NE Seattle Garden Tour at NE Seattle

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The 2016 Sustainable NE Seattle's Urban Farmers Group Garden Tour is this Saturday.  We have 9 gardens to visit that include newer gardens and others that are well established as well as some with livestock. There is a Google map attached to the event details (above) that includes locations and garden descriptions.  The following link is to a pdf version of the same map that is more printer friendly.…See More
May 11, 2016
David Johnson commented on Susan Gregory's group Urban Farmers
"Hey there Urban Farmers,We are going to host a garden tour on Saturday, June 18th and seeking urban farmers who would like to be included. So if you have a new or old; big or small; productive or not so productive garden and want to be part of the…"
May 2, 2016
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Urban Farmers - Open discussion on gardening in dry times at David Johnson's

October 20, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
As a follow up to the general meeting on 'Drought, the new normal?'; the Urban Farmers group will meet to share our experiences in growing food over the hot dry summer.  Topics can include soil management, mulching, drought tolerant vegetables, cultivation techniques to maximize growth with minimal watering, as well as your experience of what worked and failed over the past season.See More
Oct 8, 2015
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Urban Farmers April Meeting at David Johnson's

April 11, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Spring is here and it is time to plan the groups activities for the year as well as share plans for our individual gardens.  This month we will continue our conversation on garden planning and organic pest management methods for apples and pears.We can develop a list to those willing to host a garden tour and host the monthly Urban Farmer's meeting.Agenda: Quick garden tour, share garden plans, Urban Farmer planning for monthly meetings and garden tour(s), general discussion on garden planning…See More
Mar 26, 2015
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Nathan Hale Urban Farm - Spring Networking & Planning Party at Nathan Hale Greenhouse - North side of Jane Adams MS campus

March 29, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
Come see plans for the garden space around the greenhouse and learn how you can join the effort to create, install, and maintain the urban farm and mentor our youngsters in Permaculture principles and practices. This event is open to all who care to join us and dinner will be served.  The greenhouse is located just north of Jane Addams Middle School, at 11051 - 34th Avenue NE, in the Meadowbrook neighborhood.  Parking is available by accessing the site from 34th Avenue, look for our signs! Come…See More
Mar 21, 2015
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Urban Farmers - March Meeting at David Johnson's

March 14, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Spring is almost here and it is time to plan the groups activities for the year as well as share plans for our individual gardens.  I have information to share on garden planning as well as current organic pest management methods for apples and pears.We can also start planning a community garden tour for May or June as well as smaller monthly visits to those willing to share their garden and host a monthly Urban Farmer's meeting.Agenda: Quick garden tour, share garden plans, Urban Farmer…See More
Mar 6, 2015
David Johnson shared Susan Gregory's group on Facebook
Jan 12, 2015
David Johnson replied to Patrick Linder's discussion Chicken discussion
"Hi Patrick, I have had up to 12 chickens at a time for a number of years and my biggest issue was rats.  You need to build a rat proof coup using 1/2" hardware cloth (not chicken wire) to keep them out.  The hardware cloth should also…"
Jan 5, 2015
David Johnson commented on Keith Mastenbrook's event Nathan Hale Urban Farm Design
"I will be able to attend until around 1 PM."
Dec 11, 2014
David Johnson commented on Amy Waterman's blog post Greenhouse Project at Nathan Hale?
"Join the Urban Farmers and/or Permaculture Design groups and you will be notified of the next general meeting.  Right now there is a small group going through a design process that will provide recommendations for community input in the near…"
Nov 16, 2014
Ina Gylys Colwell commented on David Johnson's event Urban Farmers - Garden Open
"Looking forward to this.  I will need to leave early, however."
Oct 2, 2014

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What parts of our mission are you interested in (for example, growing food/food security, appropriate energy technologies, transportation, community building, etc.)?
urban food production, horticulture
How do you see yourself being involved with Sustainable NE Seattle? What skills, talents and passions are you willing to share?
I work as a transportation consultant providing transportation planning and design services to private and public clients throughout the northwest. I also have a long term previous career as a horticulturist and have what I feel is a pretty good understanding of how to grow ornamentals and food crops in the urban environment.
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Wedgwood/Morningside

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At 2:05pm on March 15, 2010, Peter Luyckx said…
Thanks for the elephant garlic starts. I came by today and grabbed a pot :-)

Peter
 
 
 

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