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Take the Eat Organic For WOW! Pledge!

Washington Organic WeekJoin with other Washingtonians to support local, organic agriculture in our state. The pledge is simple! Commit to eating organic foods for WOW! (September 7th – 13th) and we’ll provide recipes, produce info and product tips to make eating organic easy. At the week’s end, share with us your Eat Organic for WOW! experience for the chance to win exciting prizes! Pledge here.
Organic Beer, Cider & Chocolate Tasting, Seattle, WA September 10, 2014 6:30-10:30pm

beerandchocolate_2014_website_croppedCelebrate 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.


Upcoming Farm Walk! Yacolt Mountain Farm & Nursery, Yacolt, WA August 11, 2014

bud and charlie 002This family farm’s mission is to be a sustainable, certified organic horse-powered farm which provides fresh organic vegetables, pastured eggs, grass-fed lamb, pastured pork, nursery plants and so much more to the community. Join us at Yacolt Mountain Farm to learn more about the transitional process for organic, integration of livestock into their farm system, and the farms use of draft horses in their diverse operation. Click here to learn more and register!

Upcoming Farm Walk!  Post-Harvest Handling: The Process of GAP Certification Local Roots, Duvall, WA - August 25, 2014

radicchio_fennelsmall-768x1024Local 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!

Mark Musick

Mark Musick, Member Spotlight, July 2014

Mark at Pragtree Farm, 1976

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