Posts By: elaine

Local Farms Selling Fresh Organic Produce at Convenience Store

As you may have heard, or read in the Olympian, there is a farm-to-market project at the Lucky 7 convenience store located at the corner of 4th Ave. and Eastside St, at the edge of our neighborhood. Now fresh organic produce direct from the farmer is available right nearby on days when the Olympia Farmers… Read more »

Great First Cleanup at Fairview Pathway

Five volunteers came out on Sunday, July 24 to clear brush and brambles from the green space next to the pathway on Fairview between 10th and Union. It was hot, but with tenacity and water, we got about halfway through cleaning up underneath the trees. Check out photos of the pathway in progress. What’s next?… Read more »

Free compost May 14

This coming Saturday, May 14 at the city’s Saturday Drop-Off Site, the City of Olympia will provide up to 2 5-gallon buckets of free compost from Silver Springs Organics. The Drop-Off Site is located at 1401 Eastside St SE and is open 9am – 2pm. This compost giveaway is in recognition of International Compost Awareness… Read more »

Neighborhood Conversation on May 23

Monday, May 23, 2011 6:30 to 8:30 pm Olympia City Hall City Council Chambers The program will begin with a Neighborhood Conversation on planning and a review of the Imagine Olympia neighborhood meetings held in January and March. Then Jim Diers, the former director of Seattle’s Office of Neighborhoods, will share his thoughts and vision with… Read more »

Free trees for Arbor Day & tree climbing competition May 21

The City of Olympia will be celebrating Arbor Day at Lions Park on Saturday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This year’s celebration will include traditional highlights from years past, and new additions for 2011: An official reading of the Arbor Day Proclamation by Mayor Pro Tem Stephen Buxbaum; A representative of the… Read more »