Aug. 29: Free farm walk/talk introduces Cultivating Success

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

farm-walkCARNATION, Wash. – A free farm walk and talk will help small farmers and those who wish to farm learn more about the Cultivating Success program, which provides tools to create, develop and expand a sustainable farm operation.

Participants will stroll certified organic gardens, talk with farmers and enjoy delicious, locally grown and prepared appetizers 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Carnation Farm Organic Garden, 28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd., Carnation. Register online at

The 12-week Cultivating Success series ( will begin in King County on Sept. 19 at the Carnation Farm Alpine Room. Courses will help participants explore the unique advantages available to the small and mid-size farm. Weekly topics will include direct marketing, value-added processing, production planning, agronomy, livestock production and more.

Cultivating Success is sponsored by Washington State University King County Extension, King Conservation District, SnoValley Tilth and King County. For more information, contact Holly Small,, or Kate Ryan, 425-357-6024 or


Kate Ryan, WSU Extension, 425-357-6024,



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