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Farm Walks

Each Farm Walk features farmer-to-farmer education through a tour of farm or business, with guest experts on hand to share the most current research and resources.

Join us for a Farm Walk!

Farm Walk photoJoin Tilth Alliance in collaboration with Washington State University for the 16th year of Farm Walks. Farm Walks are designed to transfer the hard-earned expertise of established farmers to the current and next generations of sustainable producers. Each Farm Walk features farmer-to-farmer education through a tour of farm or business, with guest experts on hand to share the most current research and resources.

Farm Walks usually take place on Monday afternoons. Registration is $15 for Tilth Alliance members and students and $25 for non-members. 

Questions? Contact Erin Murphy, Statewide Education Coordinator: erinmurphy@tilthalliance.org or (206) 633-0451 ext. 116.

Save the Date: Farm Walks 2019

This year we will visit seven farm locations throughout Washington State, hosted by organic, sustainable and innovative farm and food businesses providing peer-to-peer education. Keep an eye out for registration!

Farm Walk Booklets

See below for information about past farm walk sites. Click the location for a site description, resources and topics covered during each Farm Walk.

Basics of Biochar: On-Farm Kiln and Soil Amendments: Finnriver Farm & Cidery

  • Sat., Dec. 8, 2018

Recovering from a Loss & Building Up the Community Good Will Credit Card; Willowood Farm of Ebey's Prairie

  • Oct. 22, 2018

Fall Cover Crops and the Value of On-Farm Education: Cloudview Farm

  • Sep. 24, 2018

Creative Farm Financing & Diversified Enterprises (English)

Financiación Agrícola Creativa y Empresas Diversificadas (Español)

  • Sep. 10, 2018

Organic Orchard Pest Management (Manejo Organico de Plagas de la Huerta): White Bear Orchard

  • Aug. 6, 2018

Fermented Feed for Pastured Poultry and On-Farm Nutrient Management: Foothill Farms

  • July 9, 2018

Crafting Value-Added Products with Heritage Grains: Palouse Colony Farm and Joseph's Grainery

  • June 4, 2018
  • Topics: heritage grains, niche grains, grain-to-glass movement

Cover Cropping for Soil Health: Lenwood Farms

  • May 22, 2017
  • Topics: cover cropping, irrigated systems, habitat, beneficials
  • July 7, 2017
  • Topics: Season extension, diversified marketing
  • August 7, 2017
  • Topics: Orchard, organic transition, certification, recordkeeping
  • August 21, 2017
  • Topics: Organic, medicinal herbs, wholesale, retail, budgeting 
  • September 25, 2017
  • Topics: Cider, orchard, taphouse, marketing 
  • October 2, 2017
  • Topics: Organic, seed production
 

Farm Walks are supported in part by the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program and the USDA Risk Management Agency.


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