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JOB ALERT! sunfield land for learning - farm educator position

Sunfield Biodynamic Farm and Waldorf School seeks a Farm Educator to join our faculty for the 2021-2022 school year. The position starts July 1, 2021. The Farm Educator will help develop and deliver the school’s Agricultural Arts curriculum. The position also includes the development of relevant portions of Sunfield’s Summer Programming for 2022. Sunfield’s school […]

Posted: May 20 2021
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plant-out camp out at mozaic farm in chimacum, wa

EVENT LINK: PLANT-OUT CAMP OUT AT MOZAIC FARM FREE, Friday, Oct 23rd, 2020 @ 5PM - Sunday, Oct 25th, 2020 @ 5PM PDT at Mozaic Farm in Chimacum, WA (register with Eventbrite) "Participate in a hands-on, workshop-based training for nut and fruit tree planting and soil building on an ecologically-conscious farm. This is an experimental […]

Posted: October 15 2020
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the coffelt farm on orcas island is seeking a farmhand!

The Coffelt Farm is an historic, diversified farm situated on 185 acres in pastoral Crow Valley. Farm operations include a certified raw milk dairy, a market garden, orchards, and a livestock operation which includes cattle, sheep, hogs, and poultry. Here are the farmhand position details: Duties and Responsibilities Helping care for all livestock, including, sheep, chickens, […]

Posted: May 16 2018
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"get your hand dirty and learn from the best!" in washington.

Sound Vegetables’ based in Redmond, Washington are looking for an intern!  Sound Vegetables’ market garden grows over 35 varieties of fresh produce and free range poultry. Their minimal soil disturbance techniques follow developing best management practices for local vegetable production. They specialize in mesclun salad mix, tomatoes and fresh root crops and they raise pastured […]

Posted: August 3 2017
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queer ecojustice project summer reading group

Are you dreaming, planting, and tending visions of a queer ecological future? Are you looking to connect with kindred spirits in your region and across the country to share resources to support these visions of collective liberation? Join Queer Ecojustice Project for our first ONLINE reading community! Most gatherings will be local in your region (we […]

Posted: May 2 2017
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"there's no place quite like oxbow" - paid seasonal work opportunities on washington farm and education center

Washington's own Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center is hiring team members for their Farm Production Crew!

Posted: March 10 2017
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learn to farm on an island in washington

The Organic Farm School offers 8-month long experiential farmer training-- they offer need-based scholarships and are still accepting applicants for 2017.

Posted: February 7 2017
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meatsmith classes are up! vashon, wa

Brandon and Lauren are not strangers to meatsmithery, in fact they are owners of Farmstead Meatsmith. "We generally harvest for small family farmers who raise a couple of pigs, a few sheep or a flock of various poultry for their own household.  Think very small scale. The animals never leave the land they know, we […]

Posted: March 7 2016
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medicinal herb growing and marketing conference

Fort Worden, Port Townsend, Olympic Peninsula, Washington,  April 15-17, 2016 http://friendsofthetrees.net/sites/default/files/images/MHGMCPoster-2-image.jpg To learn more about this conference, click HERE!

Posted: February 2 2016
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wa: the herbfarm is hiring

To learn more about this opportunity, click HERE!

Posted: November 25 2015
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bread is broken

On the morning of July 13, like most mornings, Stephen Jones’s laboratory in Mount Vernon, Wash., was suffused with the thick warm smell of baking bread. Jones walked me around the floor, explaining the layout. A long counter split the space down the middle. To the right was what Jones called ‘‘the science part,’’ a […]

Posted: November 18 2015
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plant breeding for local food systems

Abstract: The rapid growth and co-option of the local agriculture movement highlights a need to deepen connections to place-based culture. Selection of plant varieties specifically adapted to regional production and end-use is an important component of building a resilient food system. Doing so will facilitate a defetishization of food systems by increasing the cultural connection […]

Posted: November 14 2015
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washington: local food systems training for young adults

Registration is currently open for the 2014 year of Cascade Mountain School. Five programs for middle and high school students run from June to August. Need-based scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis. This year’s course offerings are: Sustainable Agriculture Course: June 21-July 3. This for-credit course for students age 15-18 is based in Trout Lake, Wash., […]

Posted: April 11 2014
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young farmers in the news

“Greenhorns”: California couple learns farm life running local CSA farm By Polly Keary, Editor Andrew Ide, 27, has a degree in philosophy and theology. His wife Micha, 29, has a degree in anthropology and part of another in interior design. Both have experience in the California corporate world. None of that knowledge is doing them […]

Posted: October 31 2013
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tilth producers conference, washington

TILTH PRODUCERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION Seattle, WA - Tilth Producers of Washington is pleased to announce registration is open for its annual conference at the Yakima Convention Center, November 8-10. The conference is open to all and typically attended by 400 organic and sustainable farmers, orchardists, ranchers and industry representatives. The 3-day conference […]

Posted: October 11 2013
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free ag business training from L+I, washington state

Free Agricultural Business Training WHEN: Friday, November 15, 2013, 7:30am - 4:15pm WHERE: Department of Labor and Industries, 7273 Linderson Way, SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 COST: FREE! Pre-registration highly recommended because this training will fill up. Email, Mail or Fax a copy of the attached registration form to: EMAIL: [email protected]; MAIL: Dept. of Labor & Industries, Attn: Oscar Cerda, PO BOX 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400; […]

Posted: September 26 2013
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pacific NW+alaska USDA grain prices

USDA Announces Harvest Prices for 2013 Crop Year Small Grains and Canola Revenue Products SPOKANE, Wash., September 5, 2013 — USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced approved harvest prices for the 2013 crop year for revenue protection insurance plans within the Common Crop Insurance Policy for wheat, barley, fall canola, and rapeseed in Alaska, Idaho, […]

Posted: September 6 2013
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4th annual WAYFC mixer! okanogan, washington


Posted: August 29 2013
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handmade soba

Sharing the art of noodle making: Sonoko Sakai's Kneading Conference West workshop will lead participants through the step by step hands-on process that turns buckwheat into delicious Zaru Soba (cold buckwheat noodles served with a dipping sauce and garnishes). NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS LIMITED TO 12 PARTICIPANTS. Sonoko Sakai is a food writer, Japanese cooking instructor and noodle maker. […]

Posted: July 12 2013
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farm listening session with congresswoman delbene, washington

Join us for a Farm-Based Listening Session with Congresswoman Suzan DelBene! Saturday, April 13th, 10 AM - 12:30 PM Local Roots Farm, Duvall Share your thoughts on the Farm Bill and other federal policy issues that affect Washington farmers with our new House Agriculture Committee member, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene. Join us as we show the […]

Posted: April 11 2013
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farmhand job on diversified farm on orcas island, WA

Job opening at Coffelt Farm ! The farmhand is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day tasks of caring for the farm.  S/he works closely with the Farm Manager and Garden manager.  This is an 8 month position. Contact James @ [email protected] if interested. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Helping care for all […]

Posted: March 1 2013
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washington women in ag conference

February 23, 2013 Women in Agriculture A conference to learn, network and share your knowledge about farming. The 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference will broadcast engaging speakers to several locations throughout the state. This localized format of the conference is designed so women producers can benefit from a statewide conference while still meeting their on-farm […]

Posted: January 31 2013
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restaurant farming gig, lummi island, washington

Farm Manager at Willows Restaurant and Inn on Lummi Island, WA The Willows Restaurant and Inn is looking for a farm manager to oversee and direct intensive vegetable production for three Lummi Island restaurants. The farm is located on the West Shore of Lummi Island, well sited for sun, consists of high production raised beds […]

Posted: January 17 2013
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holistic management with allen savory

Young farmers in the area - scholarships are available! email [email protected] Holistic Management Keynote and Workshop Presented by Allan Savory of the Savory Institute 9 November 2012, Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA Are you ready to change the world? Whether you take the big picture view or work as an individual from the bottom up, […]

Posted: November 7 2012
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reminder: washington young farmers mixer

That’s right, the Washington Young Farmers Coalition is doing it again, and this year, we’re teaming up with Viva Farms and Happy Little Farm to present you with a better-than-ever, not-to-be-missed night of potluck and revelry, spit-roast and dancing with the Tuckborough Stringband, farm jokes and celebration. Help us wrap up the 2012 growing season in high farm style! Monday, […]

Posted: October 4 2012
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3rd annual washington young farmers mixer!

The Washington Young Farmers Coalitionis ever-so-pleased to announce: Its 3rd Annual Washington Young Farmers Mixer! That's right, the Washington Young Farmers Coalition is doing it again, and this year, we're teaming up with Viva Farms and Happy Little Farm to present you with a better-than-ever, not-to-be-missed night of potluck and revelry, spit-roast and dancing with […]

Posted: September 13 2012
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vineyard and home for sale, oroville, washington

Custom three level home, tasting cabin, and vineyards on 4 1/2 acres. Ten yr old Vines (Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillon and Cab Franc. Production 6 to 8 tons. Three bay garage with two converted into wine storage. All equipment included (2 tractors, mowers, vineyard sprayer, weed sprayer, fertilizer spreader, and more including older Ford […]

Posted: September 6 2012
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the organic mechanic

super idea! The Organic Mechanic - 2012 Tour Organic farmers in the western United States: I am currently traveling and visiting organic farms in Washington State, Oregon, and California. At each farm, I would prefer to stay between three (3) and ten (10) days. It is preferable if you are on-site and available to spend […]

Posted: September 3 2012
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americorps positions at viva farms

AmeriCorps Farm-to-Community Fellows Viva Farms and Grow Food will be hosting three AmeriCorps positions starting September 16th , 2012 and running through July, 2013. The positions start soon so please send initial application materials ASAP. We are seeking three highly motivated and passionate individuals to fill the following positions: Production Fellow, Post-Harvest Fellow and Community […]

Posted: August 23 2012
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seeking organic farmer in washington state

via Tilth Producers Michelle Coda owns a 23 acre piece of property in the Upper Skagit River Valley in Washington State and would like to have someone live on the property and farm it organically. It is a beautiful location with 900 feet of river-front, views of Sauk Mountain, and Mount Baker, with flat, sandy […]

Posted: August 14 2012
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news from farmstead meatsmith

Upcoming classes: Primitive Goat Harvest This week-long workshop is the uncompromising embodiment of responsibility.  As we take life from two goats, we confidently assume the task before us: to use every ounce.  Kfir of Two Wolves will walk us through how our ancestors, who could not indulge in the luxury of waste, brain-tanned hides and […]

Posted: August 9 2012
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want to run a goat dairy? washington

Organic Farm Business for Lease Sunny Pine Farm in Twisp, WA is an organic goat dairy milking 50-55 goats.  There is an established market for cheese and yogurt.  This is a great business opportunity for the right couple.  Goat dairy management experience is required. Please send resume to [email protected]

Posted: August 9 2012
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action alert - canola in washington state

via Adaptive Seeds: We here at Adaptive Seeds are not big on sending out mass e-mails, but have made an exception today: There is an immediate threat to our food supplybecause the Oregon Department of Agriculture has fast-tracked the approval of canola production here in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. As many of you may […]

Posted: August 8 2012
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farmwalk at doubletree farm, washington

HORSE POWER FEATURED AT DOUBLETREE FARM WALK Twisp, WA - The fifth farm walk of the Tilth Producers and Washington State University Small Farms Program annual series will take place at Doubletree Farm on Monday, July 9th. Between 12:30 and 4, farmers Sam Thrasher and Paul Soodak will showcase their horse-powered farm. Doubletree Farm is […]

Posted: July 5 2012
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another wa young farmers crop mob

Greetings farmers and farmer-friends! The Washington Young Farmers' Coalition invites you to attend our next crop mob:  City Grown Seattle Crop Mob: Sunday, June 17 11am to 4pm:  Work party at City Grown's Crown Hill Community Center plot WHERE: 9250 14th Ave NW, Seattle 98117 WHAT: Constructing pole-bean trellises and weeding paths where the sod is trying to come […]

Posted: June 7 2012
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mushroom class, washington

a great niche crop to consider for your farm--mushrooms! Cultivating Edible Mushrooms! Learn how easy it is to grow and harvest your own mushrooms! BREMERTON - Learn how easy it can be to grow your own mushrooms in the workshop, "Cultivating Edible Mushrooms" to be held at the Norm Dicks Government Center from 2:00pm to […]

Posted: May 31 2012
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serious job creation!

Viva Farms and Growing Washington are hiring 20+ positions in Skagit, Whatcom and King counties! We are launching a new partnership to expand our regional food hub, which includes a 1000+ member multi-farm CSA. Both of our organizations are dedicated to training and launching the next generation of sustainable farmers. This partnership will give beginning […]

Posted: May 23 2012
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chicken harvest with farmstead meatsmith

Chicken Harvest Class Friday, May 25th at La Biondo Farm and Kitchen Join us to learn the art of chicken harvesting at the beautiful La Biondo Farm and Kitchen on Vashon Island. We will spend the morning processing 25 birds and then relax with a lunch prepared by our host farmer/chef, Karen Biondo, including liver […]

Posted: May 7 2012
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berry sweet farm internship - washington

Terry’s Berries is seeking an intern/apprentice for this growing season.  Terry’s Berries is a 20-acre diversified organic CSA farm in Tacoma, WA.  We grow vegetable row crops, apples, berries, and raise a flock of 400+ chickens for egg production.  We provide organic produce and eggs for our 400-member year around CSA, a farm store and […]

Posted: March 29 2012
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intro to small acreage sustainable farming workshop

Quillisascut Farm is offering an Introduction to Small Acreage Sustainable Farming workshop April 25-29, in rural eastern Washington State. This is an intensive short course with lecture/ farm tours /hands on, truly an immersion in life on a small farm.

Posted: March 26 2012
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