Washington Young Farmers Coalition Lobby for local food next week!
Good luck to the Washington Young Farmers Coalition (an NYFC affiliate) as they join forces with other Washington food and farming groups in pushing for positive change in state programming! Here is more about the event from WAYFC: WA Young Farmers Coalition is joining forces with Tilth Producers of WA, the Washington Sustainable Food and […]
Washington Young Farmers Coalition Annual Mixer Coming Up!
The Washington Young Farmers Coalition is ever-so-pleased to announce: Its 3rd Annual Washington Young Farmers Mixer! The Washington Young Farmers Coalition is doing it again, and this year, they are teaming up with Viva Farms and Happy Little Farm to present a better-than-ever, not-to-be-missed night of potluck and revelry, spit-roast and dancing with the Tuckborough […]
Washington's FIELD Intership Program Accepting Applications for Summer 2012!
The FIELD program on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is an innovative internship opportunity for beginning farmers, combining formal education with field-based experience in sustainable agriculture. FIELD is a collaborative approach to farm education, bringing together a variety of host farms and Jefferson County’s Washington State University Extension to better meet the educational interests of farm interns […]
Washington State Takes Legislative Steps to Legalize Farm Internships
Washington State has become the first state in the country to take legislative steps towards legalizing agricultural internships. The Small Farm Internship Bill completed a very small two year pilot program in just two counties and is now working its way through the house and senate once again as an extended 5 year program in […]
Time to Apply for the NRCS Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative
Towards the end of 2011, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service announced the opportunity for farmers to apply for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative. February 3rd marked the end of the first application period for the application. While applications can be submitted continually, there are two more evaluations coming up […]