Classes and Camps

Are you in 4th through 8th grade? Green Plate Special has after-school programs and summer camps for you! Join us for cooking classes and garden programs. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Our programs involve both cooking and gardening – you will plant and pick the things you cook!
  • Camps and classes take place on our property in Rainier Valley, on the corner of 25th Ave S and S Walker
  • You will need transportation to and from our garden in Rainier Valley. In some instances, transportation from school to the garden is provided.
  • Generous financial support is available. See below for our “Pay What you Can” policy.
  • GPS welcomes all youth regardless of race, color, national origin, immigration status, religion, disability or gender identity.

Questions? Please call 206.602.6845 or send an email to

We’ve hired for summer 2017 but consider applying for this opportunity for summer 2018!

Summer Market Stand Youth-Intern Application

Are you going into 7th, 8th or 9th grade? Have you participated in:

  • 2 or more Classes or Field Trips?
  • 1 or more Programs (during or after school)?
  • 1 or more Spring or Summer Camps?

YOU are eligible to apply to work with Green Plate Special this summer! Sell vegetables and fruits from our Produce Stand and from pre-ordered farm-boxes.

Click here for details and to apply

For Schools and Community Partners

School field trips, single sessions and community partner programs are also available. Contact us at: or 206-602-6845

Current Camps and Classes

Martin Luther King Jr Day Program

Program type: One Day Program
Dates: Jan 15, 2018
Day of the week: Monday
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Full Cost: $1
Program Description

We'll do a special activity to support a community in need - GPS style!

Click here to sign up online

Select a Camp or Class to Register

 Martin Luther King Jr Day Program - Monday, January 15

Student Information

Parent/Guardian Information

Contact Email

Transportation to Our Garden

 Yes, I will arrange No, I am not able to arrange (please call Green Plate Special to discuss options: 206-602-6845)

Extended Day

  • Drop off between 8:00 am and 9:50 am
  • Pick up between 4:10 pm and 5:30 pm

 Yes, my family requires extended hours No, we do not need extended day, we will arrive between 9:50 am and 10:00 am

Pay What You Can Tuition Assistance

Green Plate Special uses a "Pay What You Can tuition assistance system. If you are unable to pay the full cost of a program, please fill in the amount you are able to pay for your selected program. We ask that you consider your household income and the number children in your household when determining the amount you are able to pay for a class or camp. Information provided on this form will be kept in strict confidence.

 Pay full program cost

Please provide tuition assistance, amount we can pay is listed below:

 300 250 150 75 30 Other amount (We are happy to discuss your needs, please call 206-602-6845 or email:

Signature of Parent or Guardian

Signature Date:

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