Bellarmine Preparatory School is proposing a change to its campus that threatens to eliminate an annual spring tradition in Tacoma.
The proposal would move school maintenance and other “support services” to a new location, replacing the greenhouses that are necessary to grow native plants and vegetables for the annual spring plant sale.
Tacoma residents have grown to count on the native plant sale and large selection of vegetable plants with which to begin their spring planting season. The annual event raises more than $20,000 for the school.
I encourage community members who support the plant sale, connecting students with our …