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Seattle Tilth's Chicken Coop & Urban Farm Tour

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Visit unique urban farms across Seattle on July 12!

  • July
  • Special Event
  • Livestock
When Jul 12, 2014
from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Where Several neighborhoods across Seattle
Contact Name
Contact Phone (206) 633-0451 ext. 119
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See Seattle's Best Urban Farms!

This is your chance to visit folks who are keeping chickens and creating urban farms in the Seattle area. On Saturday, July 12, glean great ideas from creative neighbors who are incorporating animals and unique gardens into their home landscapes.

In this self-guided tour, you will see simple chicken coops built in an afternoon and elaborate finely-crafted coops that took weeks of planning and building. See what accommodations are needed for keeping miniature goats, ducks, mason bees, honey bees and bunnies. There are sites all around the city, including NW, NE, West Seattle, SE, Central, as well as NE & SE outside of Seattle. Enjoy a unique and inspiring urban adventure!

Seattle Tilth has been hosting this event, or a version of it, since the 90's. This year, a panel has selected the best 25 urban farms. Panelists include Seattle Tilth educators, Jessi Bloom from NW Bloom, Rachel Duthler from Danny Woo Community Garden, Jake Harris from Stone Soup Gardens, Charmaine Slaven from Seattle Farm Co-op, and Kevin Scott-Vanderberg from Portage Bay Grange. Prizes will be awarded and tourists will be able to choose the "People's Choice" award. Duck Up Close

Did you know that Seattle is a national hot spot for chicken coops and urban farms? See for yourself! Or, if you are a gardener or urban farmer, learn some tricks from others by going on the Chicken Coop & Urban Farm Tour this year.

In Front of the Coop

Tickets & Maps

Buy your tickets online today!

The last day to purchase tickets online to receive a mailed map is Wednesday, July 10. After that, a google maps version of the route will be provided to ticket-buyers.

You can also buy your ticket at these Seattle locations:

Central Co-op

City People's Garden Store

City People's Mercantile

Next to Nature

Portage Bay Grange **Sponsor**

Walt's Organic Fertilizer Co

Seattle Tilth Office

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands

Individuals = $12

Seattle Tilth members or bicyclists = $10
Youth (ages 4-15) = $5
Groups/Family (3-6 people) = $35
Groups/Family, Seattle Tilth members or group of bicyclists = $30
Ages 3 and under = Free



Thanks to our Event Sponsors!



Businesses and organizations can support Seattle Tilth's mission and connect with our community through event sponsorship. Contact us to find out about sponsor opportunities with Seattle Tilth (206) 633-0451 ext. 119.


Take a look at the press release, Facebook photo album and download the poster.

Classes & Kids Programs

Take a class with Seattle Tilth! Find out everything you need to raise urban livestock or grow a fantastic garden. See the schedule of classes for adults and summer camps for kids.


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