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Tri-Cities hosts small farms business planning

PASCO – “Tilling the Soil of Opportunity,” a course in business planning for current and aspiring small-scale farmers, ranchers and other agricultural businesses will be offered in Tri-Cities beginning in February. The course is designed for those who are operating or interested in starting a small farm or agricultural business. Classes will cover all aspects […]

Big change for small farms

Photo: Sergio and Lilia Marquez in their orchard with Malaquias Flores, right, coordinator of WSU’s Latino Small Farms Program. (Photo courtesy of Flores) In 1977, Sergio Marquez left Mexico. He was 15 when he arrived in central Washington to work in the apple orchards around Wapato. After more than 20 years of experience as a […]