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June 2022

WSU Food Preservation 4 week series

June 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 20, 2022

$50
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Learn how to preserve food! This 4 part series will help you increase your food access using safe, tested protocols. With the recent COVID outbreak, we have found an increased interest in food preservation as we experience food shortages at grocery stores and put more emphasis on self-sustainability in our food system. No equipment necessary. WSU Food Safety/Preservation instructor will teach techniques and explain the items needed to preserve foods in your home. This series covers all information needed to…

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July 2022

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

July 28, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Participe en un entrenamiento gratuito en linea acerca de la prevención del suicidio para la comunidad agrícola en zoom. QPR (Preguntar, Persuadir, Referir) enseña a las personas cómo detectar señales de que un amigo, vecino o miembro de la familia está luchando emocionalmente. Similar a la RCP, el taller de QPR brinda conocimientos y habilidades que salvan vidas para ayudar a alguien en crisis. ¿Quién debe asistir? Familiares y amigos VeterinariosBanqueros y asesores financierosDistribuidores de equipos agrícolas/vendedores de pesticidas REGÍSTRESE…

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August 2022

Preserve Tomatoes

August 25, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$15

Learn to safely preserve tomatoes and tomato products such as salsa, ketchup, bbq sauce, and more. This workshop will provide instruction on using the water bath canning method, safe recipes for tomato products, and methods to help make the preservation process more efficient for these types of products. The workshop will also provide some additional information for freezing and drying tomato products. Take advantage of the late summer bounty by preserving your tomato harvest!

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September 2022

Preserve Fall Fruits

September 1, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$15

Learn to safely preserve fall fruits! In this workshop, we will learn how to process and preserve fall fruits such as apples, pears, and grapes using the water bath canning method as well as freezing and drying methods. Learn tips and tricks to process and preserve large quantities, and how to enjoy fall fruits all year long through your preservation efforts.

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Seed Saving for Food Access

September 6, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn the basics of seed saving for the backyard gardener! During the COVID pandemic, interuptions in the food supply highlighted the need for increased food soveriegnty and backyard gardens. Backyard gardeners bought seed in record breaking numbers, resulting in national seed shortage and prevented many people from growing their own food. It is more critical than ever to learn the basic methods of seed saving to ensure food access. Seed saving also lowers cost and allows growers to ensure their…

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Agricultural Community QPR for Farmers and Farm Families (Free Suicide Prevention Training)

September 7, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 10, 2022 at 9:00 am

Free

What is QPR? QPR training teaches lay people and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. In this 1.5-hour QPR zoom training, we will provide: - Information on the unique challenges farmers face that can lead to stress, depression and suicide. - Examples implementing each QPR component with someone at risk for suicide. - Information on how to help someone at risk of suicide. Participants must be 18 years of…

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October 2022

Grow Your Groceries series, accelerated course

October 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 24, 2022

$140

This very popular course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! Normally offered as a weekly course held over 3 months, we are offering this as an accelerated option with class twice weekly running for 6 weeks. There is no difference in content and class hours, just holding two classes per week instead of one. As usual, all classes are recorded and students have access to recordings for 6+ months. This makes it easy to…

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February 2023

Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

February 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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WRASAP NETWORK QUARTERLY MEETING FEBRUARY 2023 (ZOOM)

February 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for the Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP) Network Quarterly Meeting Thursday, February 23, 2023 1:00PM PST | 2:00PM MST | 3:00PM CST | 4:00PM EST This is a 90 minute networking event. High levels of stress are present in agricultural communities. Unstable finances, the pressure of multigenerational farm lineage, injury, chronic illness, harsh weather conditions, and more recently stressors associated with COVID-19 are among the challenges producers face daily. The WRASAP network of partners believes that…

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March 2023

Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

March 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

March 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Diabetes Prevention – Group Lifestyle Balance

March 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Welcome to the Diabetes Prevention Program - Group Lifestyle Balance

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

March 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

March 22, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

March 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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April 2023

Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

April 5, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

April 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

April 19, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

April 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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May 2023

Grow Your Groceries Winter Cohort

May 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times

$120.00

This very popular 12 part course typically sells out quickly, so please register ASAP to reserve your spot! By beginning this series in the winter season, students will be able to gain knowledge in time for them to take advantage of the full 2023 growing season. This course will cover all aspects of home gardening for food production as well as seed saving, perennial food forests and fruit production, eco-cooking/waste reduction, and four classes devoted to preserving the food after…

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