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Dirt Talk Farm Walk: White Lotus Farm and Space Twins Provisions

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

White Lotus Farm and Space Twins Provisions
Topic: Collaborative Farm Enterprises and Land Sharing: An Integrated Farm Approach
October 26th from 10am-12pm

Join farmers Niall and Natalie from White Lotus Farm and Jules and Cass from Space Twins Provisions in Port Ludlow for an on-farm tour on October 26th from 10am-12pm. Come learn about how multiple small farm enterprises work collectively in farming, in land and in life.
This farm walk is open to all beginning and current farmers, not to the general public.

Topics to be discussed during the Farm Walk:

  • Creative Land Access – farm business collaboration and land sharing between two farm entities that focus on integrating the social and ecological work/life balance in farming.
  • Ecological and Integrated Farming Systems – designing and planning a new farm with multiple enterprises around the natural resources available on the land.
  • A Starting Point – learn from new/beginning farmers how they’ve started and grown a small-scale diversified farm.

Registration Details
Date: October 26th, 2022 @ 10am – 12pm (in-person event!)
Location: Port Ludlow, WA – Address will be provided to registered attendees
Audience: Farmers and Producers Only
Registration: Please only register for the farm walk if you plan to attend as there is limited space for this event. If you register and are unable to come we kindly as that you inform us at least 48 hours before the event so that we may open up registration to other interested farmers.
If you go to register and there are no spaces available, please email jess.sappington@wsu.edu to be put on our cancelation list.

 

More about White Lotus Farm & Space Twins Provisions:
White Lotus Farm & Inn is a collaborative space committed to regenerative land practices that aim to build healthy soil and support thriving habitats for the animals, humans, insects, microbes, and fungi that live here (now and for generations to come). On site, there is a collective of distinct but symbiotic small businesses that help manage the land and workload of life on a farm. White Lotus Farm was established in 2017 in Port Ludlow on 70 acres in fertile Beaver Valley. Farmers Niall and Natalie purchased an old sheep farm and currently operate the farm as not only an event space, but also raise livestock; grow flowers; perennial fruits, nuts and vegetables; operate a bed and breakfast; bake and sell fresh sourdough bread and much more. Space Twins Provisions is a no-till produce + flower operation run by a husband and wife duo: Cass and Jules. They launched Space Twins in Spring 2020 in Discovery Bay, WA. After a successful first season, they are now thrilled to grow seasonal produce, herbs, and flowers at our Space Station aka White Lotus Farm & Inn. Together, both businesses operate Space Lotus Floral Collective, a small flower farm and floral design studio located at White Lotus Farm. They grow stunning flowers and produce lush designs for a variety of different facets including: retail, CSA, wedding and special events.

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WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Jess Sappington (345 6th St. Suite 550, Bremerton WA / jess.sappington@wsu.edu / 360- 228-7308) at least two weeks prior to the event.

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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