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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 fourteenth 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 Mondays, from noon-4 p.m. Registration is $15 for Tilth Alliance members and students and $25 for non-members. 

Questions? Contact us: register@tilthalliance.org or (206) 633-0451 ext. 106.

Monday, September 25
SixKnot Cider, Carlton

Farm Walk - Cider ProductionSixKnot Cider is a certified organic cidery and orchard located in the Methow Valley. SixKnot produces three ciders year round and an additional three seasonally. Their cider is available bottled or on tap at over 100 stores and restaurants around the state. Learn why SixKnot chose to build a taphouse on site instead of developing a less expensive, canned product to compete for retail shelf space. Additional information will be provided by Bri Ewing, WSU Extension Fermentation Specialist, and Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension Tree Fruit Specialist.

Register


Monday, October 2
Organic Seed Alliance and Essential Blooms, Chimacum

Farm Walk - Organic SeedIn this two part Farm Walk, learn how the Organic Seed Alliance and Essential Blooms are contributing to the organic seed supply. The Organic Seed Alliance is a non-profit that educates farmers and the agricultural community, conducts professional plant breeding and production research, and advocates on the national level for organic seed. Essential Blooms is a certified organic operation which sells wholesale quantities of unusual and unique flower varieties. Experts from WSU and High Mowing Seeds will also be on hand to provide more information about trials, breeding and the organic seed market.

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Farm Walks are supported in part by the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
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