The event will take place July 19th, 9am-4pm, at the King County Wastewater Treatment Plant. This is a partnership with the King County wastewater treatment plant, who strive to be an inclusive facility. The event will include activities outdoors at their CitySoil farm which would include getting hands on in the garden, lunch, and then a wastewater treatment plant tour. The CitySoil Farm is an urban space used for environmental education to promote community food systems. The Farm’s mission/vision is to educate the public about community participation and innovation, and ecologically and socially sustainable food systems, to help people make informed decisions and develop innovative solutions for food challenges.
Water Systems and Food Systems Education Field Trips South Wastewater Treatment Plant and CitySoil Farm
What happens when we “borrow” water from the water cycle in our homes, schools and businesses? In this field trip, participants will learn how they participate in the water cycle every time they turn on their tap, run the dishwasher or even go to the bathroom. We also cover how both water and nutrients are recycled as a reusable resource and how choices we all have on a daily basis impact the water cycle.
Then participants will spend the afternoon at CitySoil Farm on South Treatment Plant property learning about how this community farm uses the recycled resources from the treatment plant (i.e. biosoilds and recycled water) to grow food. Participants would also be participating in an on-going and seasonal project to help maintain this community farm and continue to help us donate all the food to the White Center Food Bank.
Please Register for this event at https://forms.gle/bLiFHzkDcspY3wK4A
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Date & time:
July 19, 2019
King County South Treatment Plant