Lettuce Help Fred

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Lettuce Help Fred Donate to the Ballard Food Bank! Are you looking for an easy way to help your neighbors? Gardener Fred has worked tirelessly to grow food to donate to the Ballard Food Bank. Fred grew almost 1,800 pounds of fresh food and then delivered it via bike to the food bank. Fred is full of information, wonderful stories, and is making Crown Hill greener and more delicious. In 2022, Fred and his team grew and donated over 3,000 pounds to the food bank. This past spring, the community garden lost their primary garden plot and we [...]

Build a Birdhouse

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Third Annual Birdhouse Build It might not feel much like spring yet, but Gardener Fred knows that its nearly time for our local wrens and chickadees to make their way back to Crown Hill. On Sunday, Holman Grove rang with the sounds of hand saws and hammers as neighbors, volunteers, several kids, and a dog named Jojo got to work building birdhouses. Gardeners Fred and Elizabeth had prepared for the event by borrowing tools and collecting a stack of reclaimed fence wood- some of it already decorated with a frosting of moss. "It's not about [...]

March Membership Events

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Join us all month for fun around the neighborhood. Find the details on our events page. The Crown Hill Village Association is a group of neighbors who work together to help Crown Hill blossom into its full, funky potential. What do YOU want to make happen in Crown Hill? Let us know! The trees are budding and our community is blossoming! March is a great month to welcome all of our new neighbors to the Crown Hill Village. The Crown Hill Village Association is kicking off the spring season with a landslide of community events. Let’s help [...]

Kiwi Arbor at the Holman Grove

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New Kiwi Arbor at Holman Grove Have you seen the new kiwi arbor at Holman Grove? The arbor is the vision of the Crown Hill Community Garden, built by neighbors, and funded through a grant from a Neighborhood Economic Recovery Fund. The Crown Hill Village is proud to connect all these stakeholders to help build a neighborhood heart for Crown Hill. The volunteers did an amazing job. Pass by the next time you are out on a walk and check it out. Better yet, mark your calendar for Sunday, March 12th and join us at Holman Grove [...]

Big Growth. Big Plans.

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Big Growth. Big Plans. The Crown Hill Village Association is excited to announce that we are the recipients of a grant to bring art, events, and small business support to our neighborhood. This is just the beginning! Mural project on Holman Overpass. Street Festival with live music, food trucks, the Crown Hill Market, and more! New community board at the Holman Grove. New arbor at Holman Grove. Spruce up the road mural on 90th & Mary. Crown Hill Business Directory. We have some funding to help launch us to the next level. Now, we just [...]

Still Time to Comment on the Community Plan

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Comment Period Extended The public comment period for the Crown Hill Action Plan is extended until Friday. This plan will provide guidance for development and for the city’s investments in our neighborhood. From public art to transportation, the action plan is a snapshot of the community’s priorities. What are your priorities? Read the plan here and comment here. The Crown Hill Village Association has read the plan, and were happy to find a lot of great stuff that reflects what we’ve heard from neighbors and business owners. We are asking The City to address a few key [...]