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November 2018

Master Beekeeper Apprentice Level Fall Course

November 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$100
Bees on illuminated honeycomb

The five-week course serves as a thorough introduction to beekeeping for novice beekeepers as well as a comprehensive refresher course for experienced apiculturists.

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Growing Groceries: Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants Part II

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$20

PART 2 During Part 2, Dr. Collins will demystify the results of our soil tests, helping us interpret the numbers and determine next steps. In addition, you'll learn about everything Compost from Lorraine Brooks: what is good compost, where to find it, how to use it to enrich your garden, as well as how to make compost from your own kitchen and yard waste. Lorraine is currently the Department Head for the Edmonds Community College Horticulture Program. She teaches courses such as plant identification,…

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Repair Cafe

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension – Education Center, 600 128th St. SE
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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Got Broken Stuff? Toss it? No Way!  Bring it to the Repair Café! Repair Cafés are all about fixing things! At our Repair Cafes you bring the stuff, and our repair specialists bring their skills to help fix it!  Repairable items could include: Bicycles, bird houses, clocks, clothes, computers, DVD Player, fan, home décor, jewelry, kitchen chair, lamp, music box, small electronics/appliances, toaster, toys and more!     Free and open to all Snohomish County residents. Extension programs are available…

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December 2018

Grow Your Farm! Marketing & Market Research for Farmers

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$15

Marketing & Market Research for Farmers Tues. Dec 4, 7:00pm-9:00pm Who’s going to buy what you are selling? Do you know who your customers are? How will you convince them to buy from you? Join us for an evening on Marketing & Market Research for Farmers. Learn how to identify potential customers and connect with them during this workshop. We’ll look at some of the market research tools available to the modern farm business along with a discussion on how…

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Grow Your Farm! The Joy of Farming with Spreadsheets

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$15

The Joy of Farming with Spreadsheets Wed. Dec 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm Regardless of what vegetable crop(s) you’re growing or on what acreage, it takes vision and a plan to move from seed to start to planting, harvest, and sales. It takes record-keeping and analysis to determine if a crop is worth your time to grow, or how you might make it worthwhile. Join us for an evening with Becky Zaneski as she brings The Joy of Farming with Spreadsheets to life.…

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Grow Your Farm! Lease Literacy for Farmers & Landowners

December 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$15

Lease Literacy for Farmers & Landowners Wed. Dec 19, 7:00pm-9:00pm Farmland owners often wish to lease their land to someone willing to farm, while there are plenty of folks looking to start or grow a farm by leasing land. But how do you go about setting up an equitable lease? What do you need to look for and/or avoid? What makes a good lease contract? What factors lead to positive landlord-tenant relationships? Both landowners and renters have the same questions.…

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January 2019

Agricultural Entrepreneurship

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$300
Falling River Meats market stand

During the course, participants develop a business plan they can literally take to the bank to finance a new enterprise or expand an existing farm-based business.

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Growing Groceries: Weeding, Watering, Crop Rotation, & Succession Planting

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$20.00

While our maritime winters and springs are very wet our summers are often as dry as a desert leaving crops gasping for water by mid-July! And as for the weeds, they are happy to grow anytime!

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Growing Groceries: Vegetables A to Z #1

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$20.00

If you plan it right, you can enjoy a beautiful garden full of the fruits of your labor -- without having to spend hours and hours tending it.

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February 2019

Growing Groceries: Small Fruits, Big Harvest ONLINE ONLY due to snow

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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$20.00

We'll cover varieties, soil preferences, and cultural requirements for Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries and other small fruits.

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