June 21: WSU hosts public field day, lunch on the farm

know-your-food-100RITZVILLE, Wash. – Get to “Know Your Food” and enjoy a lunch featuring local ingredients and Ferdinand’s ice cream during a fun afternoon on the farm hosted by Washington State University Lincoln-Adams County Extension.

Part of WSU’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of extension (http://ext100.wsu.edu/anniversary), the public event will be 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the WSU Wilke Farm, 39440 State Route 2 East, Davenport, Wash.

The cost is $12 per person or $20 per couple. To RSVP, for directions and for more information, call 509-659-3212 or visit http://on.fb.me/1k9hkyV.

WSU faculty and industry professionals will speak about how agriculture impacts the state’s economy, what GMOs are and how they are used, how growers safely use pesticides and more. Attendees will come away with a competent understanding of where their food comes from and how it is produced.
Amanda Mattingly, WSU Lincoln-Adams County Extension, 509-659-3212, amanda.mattingly@email.wsu.edu

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