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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.

Take the Eat Organic For WOW! Pledge!

WOW! Button for TPJoin with other Washingtonians to support local, organic agriculture in our state. The pledge is simple! Commit to eating organic foods for Washington Organic Week, or 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.

Upcoming Farm Walk! Alpenfire Orchards, Port Townsend, WA - September 8, 2014   alpenfire product line-up
Owned and operated by Steve and Nancy Bishop, Alpenfire Cider produces hard apple cider and vinegar using cider fruit from their certified organic orchard and from locally grown organic apples. They planted their orchard in 2004 with over 800 trees and 10 varieties of English, French & Early American cider specific apples. Join us for a cider and vinegar making tour that covers the whole operation from the branch to the bottle. Also hear how the Bishops utilized a USDA Value-Added Producer grant to increase their production capabilities to the point of self-sufficiency.
Early Bird Registration for T40 Conference is OPEN!T40Logo_wText_FINAL
Tilth Producers' 40th anniversary conference, T40, is swiftly approaching.  Register by September 1st to receive 2013 rates. T40 will be held at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, November 7th-9th. Register here. For conference details, including information about volunteering and scholarships, click here.

T40 Poster Session: Call for Submissions   poster_session_website_homepage
Do you have innovations or agricultural research results that other farmers would benefit from? If so, Tilth Producers of Washington has your audience! We invite you to participate in the 2014 Tilth Producers T40 Conference Poster Session and share your genius with others. Whether you are an academic researcher, farmer, graduate student, or non-profit organization we welcome your participation. T40 will be held at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, November 7th-9th.

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