Program Contact: Sheila Gray, Director
(360) 740-1214 •

Coming this Fall! Cultivating Success Workshop Series,

Saturdays, 9-1; September 9 & 23; October 14 & 28; November 11; December 2 & 16.               Registration will be open in August. More details to come.

WSU Lewis County Small Farm Workshops, 4th Thursday (unless holiday), 6-8pm; $5 per family.

September 28-AgWeather Net app for your phone. What is it? How does it work? and more.

October 5-Introduction to Owning Goats

October 12- Famancha Diagnosis Workshop

October 19-All About Goats

November 30-TBD

December No Small Farm program this month


January-Farm Feed Directive

February-Farm Tour Bio-security

March-FSME and Your Farm

April-Backyard Poultry

Farmer’s Markets of Lewis County 2017

Community Farmers MarketTuesdays, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, June – October                             on Boistfort Avenue in Chehalis.

Centralia Farmers MarketFridays, April – September, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in Centralia, WA

the Winlock Saturday Market, Saturdays,  10 am-2pm in Winlock,

Packwood Farmers Market located at Mountain Goat Coffee Company, Saturdays,                  9 am to 1 pm, opening day is June 10.

Pe Ell Farmers Market located at the corner of 7th Avenue and SR 6 in Pe Ell. Contact Rebecca Ambrose for more information: 360-245-3339. Saturday mornings, 7am to noon, opening day is May 13.

 Washington State DNR Urban Forestry TreeLinks Newsletter

Lewis County Beekeepers Association Beginning Beekeepers Series

Got Bees? These folks do and they are interested in helping you learn more about honeybees, their care & culture and yes, about honey! The Lewis County Beekeepers Association has the answers for you! Their link is You are welcome to the monthly beekeepers meetings; 2nd Wednesdays at 7 pm in the meeting room 103 in Washington Hall at Centralia College.

Check it out, full of info about beef, swine, horses, forage and goats!


Gary Fredricks is located in Cowlitz County and has the responsibility of supporting several Southwest Washington counties in the areas of small farms, dairy and agriculture. Gary may be reached via email at or by telephone, 360-577-3014 x 3.