History of Lettuce Link

Lettuce Link is one of over 30 programs of Solid Ground, a large social service agency that serves Seattle and King County. In keeping with Solid Ground’s mission of “building community to end poverty,” Lettuce Link seeks to create equal access to nourishing, healthy, and culturally appropriate food by providing organic produce, seeds, starts, and gardening information to those living on low-incomes.

Since 1988, Lettuce Link has worked with community gardeners and Seattle’s P-Patches to grow extra produce for local food banks. In the years since, the program has grown to include two urban farms that grow for the food banks in their neighborhoods, educational programming for children, annual seed distributions, and a backyard fruit gleaning program.