Tilth Conference 2017Thank you for attending the Tilth Conference in Vancouver, WA! We hope you gained useful information, perspectives and contacts, developed and strengthened relationships, and had a great time. Over 350 farmers, producers, researchers, ag professionals and friends attended this year, highlighted by engaging keynote and capnote speeches by David Montgomery and Brady Piñero Walkinshaw, inspiring farm tours, a fascinating symposium on climate change and Pacific Northwest agriculture, over 30 seminars and workshops, a bustling trade show with over 50 vendors and fun crowds at the social events! Help us plan for future conferences! Please share your feedback and ideas by completing the conference evaluation survey.
Browse Farm Walk bookletsBooklets from the 2017 Farm Walks have been posted on TilthAlliance.org. Please visit our website to browse and learn more!
Summer TPQ Now Available OnlineThe summer edition of our quarterly journal is now available. Highlights in this issue include the latest research on biodiversity and pest suppression and an overview of microbial biostimulants. In this Issue:
- Biodiversity and Natural Pest Suppression in the Pacific Northwest
- Microbial Biostimulants in Grower Toolboxes
- Hungry for Sustainably Grown Products
- Culinary Breeding Network Bridges the Gap Between Plant Breeders and Eaters
- Ask Mechanic Mike
Welcome to Tilth Alliance A new organization was born in 2016 when Tilth Producers, Cascade Harvest Coalition and Seattle Tilth merged -- we are now Tilth Alliance! We realized that the most effective way to support growers and producers is by uniting farmers, eaters, gardeners, cooks and environmental advocates to champion a sustainable food culture. Read more about the new organization. Our mission is to build an ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable food system.
Winter TPQ Now Available OnlineThe winter edition of our quarterly journal is now available. Highlights in this issue include the latest organic statistics, tips for equipment maintenance, and an excerpt from Michael Phillips book A Mycorrhizal Planet. In this Issue:
- Farm Walks: Diverse Approaches on Three Local Farms
- Ask Mechanic Mike
- Conference Recap
- Research Shared at Conference
- Meet Nate Lewis, Advocate of the Year
- Meet Jerry Pipitone, Farmer of the Year
- Except from A Mycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips
- Miliary Veterans Grow the Tilth Movement
- Advocating for Good Food: A Look Inside WSFFN
Meet the Farm TeamWondering what we’ll be up to in 2017? Check out Tilth's latest blog post which summarizes programming and introduces you to program staff.
Danielle Gibbs is owner and operator of Gibbs’ Farm in Leavenworth, Washington, a diversified vegetable and fermentation operation that sells primarily to the local valley community. When not farming or teaching sustainable agriculture courses at Wenatchee Valley College, Danielle spends … Continue reading