Organic Beer, Cider & Chocolate Tasting, Seattle, WA September 10, 2014 6:30-10:30pm
Celebrate Washington Organic Week – WOW! – at this popular annual event. Join Tilth Producers and the Washington organic community as we celebrate WOW! with the fun organic Beer, Cider & Chocolate Tasting at Theo’s Factory in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Sample delicious pairings of beer and cider with scrumptious, craft-made, local chocolate. Best of all – everything is organic! Purchase tickets here.
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Upcoming Farm Walk! Post-Harvest Handling: The Process of GAP Certification Local Roots, Duvall, WA - August 25, 2014Local Roots is a family-run vegetable farm in the Snoqualmie river valley, about 20 miles outside of Seattle. Local Roots uses no synthetic inputs, building soil fertility with cover crops and compost, control weeds with tractor and human powered tools, minimize insect damage with spun-fabric row cover, and accept a certain amount of crop loss due to pests, disease, and bad weather. With such an operation, they are keen on utilizing the appropriate post-harvest handling practices to ensure safe and quality product. Join us to learn more about their post-harvest handling protocols and their recent process of becoming Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) certified. Click here to learn more and register!
As both community organizer and former farmer, Mark Musick offers a unique perspective to the value of Tilth Producers as an organization both past and present—and future. Tilth staff Angela Anegon interviewed Mark for his story. Continue reading