Since 2013, PLI has been a major supporter of the Swan Creek Park & Master Plan and the community developed Swan Creek Food Forrest project located within Metro Parks Tacoma 230 acre urban greenspace. PLI has been instrumental in community outreach, planning, design, and development of the Food Forrest project and continues to conduct project based learning events. In 2015, PLI provided an exceptional day of integrative service learning and play at the Food Forrest for 100 Tacoma high school students participating in Evergreen State College’s Upward Bound summer program.