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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Small Farms/ Pequenas Granjas

Program Contact: Kate Smith
360-428-4270 ext 223 • kate.smith@wsu.edu

As part of the WSU Food Systems Program and the WSU School of Environment, we provide support to small and beginning farmers by offering bilingual English/Spanish workshops and courses focused on farm business topics from production to business management. We are also part of the Begin to Farm Skagit Network!

Como parte del WSU Programa de Sistemas alimentarios y el WSU Escuela del Medioambiente, proveemos apoyo a productores nuevos y de pequeña escala por medio de ofrecer talleres y cursos bilingües enfocado en los temas de granjas de producción a manejo de un negocio agrícola. ¡También somos parte de la Red de Empieza a Producir Skagit!

Resources

All resources have been developed in collaboration between Washington State University Skagit County Extension, Washington State University Food Systems Program, and Viva Farms and were funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. All resources are intended for public use, but appropriate credit is expected.

Upcoming Events and Courses

Tue 29

Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct 06

Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct 13

Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct 20

Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct 27

Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Check out the stories of these farmers who have started their businesses in Skagit County and participated in the programs at WSU and Viva Farms .

Or try out these recipes highlighting local produce!