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Aug. 29: Free farm walk/talk introduces Cultivating Success
August 3, 2016

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.

Farm walk to feature orchard production
April 2, 2008

PUYALLUP – Walk through an early spring organic orchard and learn effective marketing techniques for a variety of fruit. Dennis and Nancy Nicholson will share their expertise in direct marketing and running an on-site seasonal fruit stand which features their pears, apples, cherries, peaches, raspberries, grapes and preserves along with neighboring farms’ fruit.

The Nicholsons are third-generation orchardists committed to providing nutritious, fresh food. Of their fifty acres, ten are certified organic, ten are in transition, and the remaining are conventional. “It’s more of challenge to grow organic because the orchards need to be sprayed more frequently and it takes more overall work,” said Nicholson, … » More …

Farm walk focuses on organic grain production
October 16, 2007

PUYALLUP – Farmers Brooke and Sam Lucy will discuss the growing, processing and direct marketing of certified organic grains during a farm walk at their Bluebird Grain Farms near Winthrop on Monday, Oct. 22..

The farm walk, the last for this season, will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the farm loca
ted northwest of Winthrop (driving directions below). The cost is $10 for members of Tilth Producers of Washington and $15 for nonmembers.

The Lucy’s organically raise rye, red wheat, flax and the heirloom grain emmer (farro) that they sell … » More …