And the plaudits keep rolling in: Grow Community earned the Built Green Project of the Year award at the annual Built Green Conference in Seattle recently. The prestigious award honors excellence in environmentally friendly residential construction in the Puget Sound region, as judged by peers in the construction industry. “The award was unexpected, and we […]
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Emergency Preparedness Discussion with with Scott James, Author of Prepared Neighborhoods THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 7-9pm Located in the Grow Community Center Please bring appetizers and drinks to share.. Contact for more details: 206.452.6755 email@example.com
A warm summer has brought the Park neighborhood to life, resplendent with its first round of trees, grasses, pea patches and plantings. Centerpiece is the new Community Center, where the planter beds have already been filled by enthusiastic neighbors looking forward to future harvests. The center’s solar canopy is now in place, with system installation […]
Jerry Grow left a quieter, simpler Bainbridge Island in as a youngster in 1955. But his memories conjure images that would be familiar to generations of islanders before and since: attending services at the Congregational Church downtown, marching in the Fourth of July parade, learning to fish from a boat his great-uncle Fred kept on […]
Old friends and new turned out as Grow Community celebrated our history at a community potluck yesterday evening. Venue was Grow’s new community center – only half finished, but still a great setting for this homecoming that crossed the generations. Honored guest was Jerry Grow, great-grandson of island pioneer Ambrose Grow, who came up from […]
Join us for a summer BBQ catered by Jakes Pickup. Tour 235 Wills Lane along with other properties currently on the market. PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE | Thursday July 20, 2017 10am-1pm Great opportunities to purchase are still available in the Grove & Park neighborhoods at Grow Community with their mix of single-level homes, townhomes and […]
Grow Community investment partner John Ellis is a featured performer in “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” now appearing at Bloedel Reserve as part of its fifth annual The Bard at Bloedel series. Performances of this timeless Shakespeare farce, co-produced by Bainbridge Performing Arts, run Thursday-Sunday through July 23. Take your picnic blanket and head to Bloedel […]
Amelia Parker had been following the work of Bioregional and its One Planet Living initiative for years, since the development of London’s famous BedZED zero-carbon community in 2002. When she learned that there was another One Planet Community just a few miles away on Bainbridge Island – she was living in Bellevue at the time […]
Summer is finally upon us, and it’s exciting to see our landscaping really taking off with the turn of another season. Grow Community is lush and green! Our built environment too is nearing full flower. While we’ve wrapped up the Grove (with just a few units remaining), we are pushing toward completion of the Sage […]
Grow celebrates the progress on our new Community Center with daylong events on Thursday, July 20. We will be hosting lunch for the construction team, followed by an evening potluck and sharing of the Grow Community site history through many generations. Special guests will share family and neighborhood stories, including a visiting descendent of the […]
ABOUT GROW COMMUNITY
Grow Community is an urban Net Zero neighborhood on Bainbridge Island, just a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle. With beautifully designed solar-powered homes, shared community gardens and clean transportation options, Grow allows all generations to enjoy a high-quality and healthy lifestyle.