We all have places that we remember vividly from our childhood. When I meet people who played in our park in the 60s and 70s they often tell me stories about the big red slide that was here in the 60s and 70s. Our red pickup truck is one of those places. Along with the water feature and the chickens, it is beloved by thousands of kids.
The red truck used to be white. It was built by Colin McCrate and Brad Halm of Seattle Urban Farm Company as a display garden for the Northwest Flower and Garden show. After winning the Gold medal at the show, the truck was moved to the PlayGarden to live out its life bringing joy to so many kids.
Time has taken a toll on Little Red and it’s time to find a replacement for her. We are looking for someone who wants to bring their talent, energy and skills to the project of building a new truck for us. Can you imagine how rewarding it would be to create something so special?
If you are interested in creating the next PlayGarden truck for us we would love to hear from you!
Please contact Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 206-227-5458.
Watch the short film below by Lou Karsen about the creation of the award winning truck: