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June 2024

Farm Machinery Safety Workshop

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2024

Who can attend? Individuals in all counties are eligible to attend the training. Last year’s class contained a good mix of middle school, high school and Spanish- and English-speaking adults. Certification can be obtained for students 13 years of age and above. Why attend? According to the U.S. Ag Census, the leading sources of fatal injuries to youth on U.S. farms, 23% percent involved machinery (includes tractors), 19% involved motor vehicles (includes ATVs), and 16% were due to drowning. Many…

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Farm Machinery Safety Workshop

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2024

Who can attend? Individuals in all counties are eligible to attend the training. Last year’s class contained a good mix of middle school, high school and Spanish- and English-speaking adults. Certification can be obtained for students 13 years of age and above. Why attend? According to the U.S. Ag Census, the leading sources of fatal injuries to youth on U.S. farms, 23% percent involved machinery (includes tractors), 19% involved motor vehicles (includes ATVs), and 16% were due to drowning. Many…

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WSU Skagit Food Preservation 4 week series

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2024

Learn how to preserve food! This 4 part series will help you increase your food access using safe, tested protocols that are easy to learn and follow. No equipment is necessary. WSU Food Safety/Preservation instructor will teach techniques and explain the items needed to preserve foods in your home. This series covers all the information needed to take advantage of our amazing local produce and reduce waste in your kitchen. This class will be taught online using Zoom. Participants will…

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WSU Skagit Food Preservation 4 week series

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2024

Learn how to preserve food! This 4 part series will help you increase your food access using safe, tested protocols that are easy to learn and follow. No equipment is necessary. WSU Food Safety/Preservation instructor will teach techniques and explain the items needed to preserve foods in your home. This series covers all the information needed to take advantage of our amazing local produce and reduce waste in your kitchen. This class will be taught online using Zoom. Participants will…

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August 2024

Entrenamiento sobre la prevención del suicidio de QPR para agricultores y ganaderos (en español)

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

TODOS PODEMOS SALVAR VIDAS. Participe en un entrenamiento gratuito en linea acerca de la prevención del suicidio para la comunidad agrícola. QPR (Preguntar, Persuadir, Referir en español) es un programa de prevención del suicidio basado en evidencia en el que los participantes están capacitados para marcar una diferencia positiva en la vida de los demás. Al igual que la RCP, QPR proporciona conocimientos y habilidades que salvan vidas para ayudar a alguien en crisis. Un mito sobre el suicidio es…

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FREE Online Ag Suicide Prevention Training (QPR)

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is an evidence-based suicide prevention program where participants are empowered to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Similar to CPR, QPR provides lifesaving knowledge and skills to help someone in crisis. One myth about suicide is that once a person decides to commit suicide, there is nothing anyone can do to stop them. The fact is, suicide is the most preventable kind of death, and almost any positive action may save a life.…

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