Welcome to Tilth Producers!

Tilth Conference 2016

Join us for the Tilth Conference, November 11-13 in Wenatchee, WA!

Every year, the Tilth Conference brings together hundreds of farmers, producers, researchers and food system professionals to network and learn. This is a great way to meet others in your field, enjoy locally sourced meals and participate in fun evening events around Wenatchee.

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Keynote Speaker: Michael Phillips
Michael Phillips

We’re looking forward to having Michael Phillips deliver this year’s keynote address! His keynote, “Biological Resiliency: Finding Community in All the Right Places,” will discuss how nature intersects with soil health bringing biological advantages to the foreground. Learn more.

Workshops

This year we will be offering over 25 educational workshop sessions, each 75 minutes long. Browse the tracks and list of workshops.

Conference Workshop

Sponsorship and Trade Show Opportunities

We invite you to support this important educational event as a conference sponsor or trade show participant. Our annual conference attracts farmers thirsting for knowledge and seeking opportunities to network and grow. Learn more.

Questions? Contact Sheryl Wiser at sherylwiser@seattletilth.org or 206-633-0451 x134.

Scholarships and Professional Development Funding

Seattle Tilth is pleased to provide scholarships for conference registration so that farmers may haveConference Workshop a chance to attend the conference without financial hardship. Scholarships are valued at $335, which includes full conference registration and all meals during the conference. Lodging, travel and Friday events are not included. Apply now.

Farmers in the Puyallup watershed: there’s professional development funding available for you! You can use it to attend our Farm Walks, Tilth Conference or other agriculture related events, up to $350. Thanks to the Puyallup Watershed Initiative for Funding! Apply now.


Farm Walks

Join us in collaboration with WSU for the thirteenth year of the Farm Walk program. Farm Walks will take place across the state focusing on topics including pest management, diversified markets, value added products, and conservation planning. Learn more and register now!

If you would like to register by paper, use this form and e-mail register@seattletilth.org, fax to (206) 633-0450 or send to 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98103. If you would like to register over the phone, please call Laura Greenstreet at 206-633-0451, ext. 122. View our photo & cancellation policy.

Wed., July 20 – Tomatoes from Newaukum Valley FarmScouting, Row Cover and Crop Rotation: Managing Pests and Diseases on the Farm
Newaukum Valley Farm, Chehalis 

Mon., August 8 – Organic Orchard Management
Cliffside Organic Orchard, Kettle Falls

Mon., August 15 – Diversified Markets and Value Added Products
Midori Farm, Quilcene

Mon., September 12 – Starting a Sustainable Draft Powered FarmHayshaker Farm
Hayshaker Farm, Walla Walla

Mon., September 19 – Whole Farm Conservation Planning
Heavenly Hills Harvest, Sunnyside

Wed., October 5 – Solar Energy on the Farm
Rents Due Ranch, Stanwood

* The SpecialtyCropBlockGrantProgramLogoFarm Walk series is supported in part by the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Program.


The Future of Tilth

Official Merger Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Tilth Producers of Washington will be merging with Seattle Tilth, effective January 1, 2016. The new entity will not only advance its exciting mission but also better serve the members and communities currently a part of each organization.

Implementation of the logistical details for the merger will occur in the first half of next year. A name for the new organization will also be determined at this time. Guiding this transition will be a new board with eighteen initial members, including six each from Tilth Producers and Seattle Tilth.

You can find more information here.
Learn more about Seattle Tilth’s mission and exciting programs here.