2017 Host Farms
Abundantly Green Farm
Marilyn Holt, Farm Owner & Farm Mentor
Abundantly Green is a certified organic family farm. We are a diversified farm growing produce, eggs, chicken, beef, and pork. Our 60 acres has been framed by our family since 1892. It includes a six-acre market garden, pastures, and 23 acres of second growth forest. We are committed to sustainability and conservation. We direct market through our CSA and farm store, farmers markets, and direct sales through our fresh sheet.
Around the Table Farm
Dana Steege-Jackson, Farm Owner & Farm Mentor
Around the Table Farm is located on 5.5 acres of land at 400ft. of elevation above the town of Poulsbo, Washington. The farm has been growing food here since 2010 using horses to plow the fields to grow vegetables, berries, flowers, and raising chickens for eggs.
Betsey Wittick, Owner, Winegrower and Wine Maker
Butler Green Farms
Brian MacWhorter, Farm Owner & Farm Owner
Butler Green Farms has been growing biodynamic vegetables and fruits in the Northwest for 35 years and on Bainbridge Island for 25 of those years. They are currently farming 25 acres on the Island and are committed to sustainable farming practices.
Laughing Crow Farm
Betsey Wittick, Farm Owner & Farm Mentor
Rebecca Slattery, Farm Owner & Farm Mentor
Persephone Farm is a 13-acre farm in Indianola that includes two cultivated acres, an orchard, pastured poultry, open fields and habitat for birds and other wildlife. They use crop rotations, homemade compost, and beneficial insectaries to avoid pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
Pheasant Fields Farms
Nikki Johanson, Farm Owner & Farm Mentor
Pheasant Fields Farm is a family-run operation that has been in the family for over 50 years. There are more than 6 acres in production for a variety of produce. The planting season starts in the greenhouse and hoop houses in January, and the season begins with cool weather crops like leafy greens, radishes, peas, and many herbs. Early summer brings more lettuces, beans, cucumbers, greens, onions, carrots.
Interested in being a host farm? Learn more at: http://cultivatingsuccess.wsu.edu/farmer-mentor-program