Next class will be November 4th, 2020 – February 10th, 2021. Contact Sierra Smith for more information. Wednesday evenings, 6-8:30pm. No classes 11/25, 12/23, 12/30.
Course information is available here: https://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/event/farmplanning/2020-11-04/
This 12-week class will provide practical information about whole farm planning, ecologically-based, diversified production systems, and alternative marketing techniques. Gain knowledge of the practical aspects of sustainable production systems for a wide variety of enterprises. The course involves guest lectures from local farmers, field trips, as well as distance learning instruction. Students will develop a whole-farm plan during the class.
The class will meet virtually.
Course attendees can register for the November start class by clicking here: https://www.campusce.net/spscc/Course/Course.aspx?c=2784.
All veterans that sign up for the course will receive a full scholarship through the WA Veteran Farmer Coalition. Contact Sierra Smith at WSU for details.
You can also register over the phone, 360-709-2020, or in person at the SPSCC Lacey Campus.[/textblock][/column]
The 2017 Whole Farm Planning class on a field trip to Kirsop Farm to learn about pastured poultry, raising sheep and growing grain for feed. Thanks Wendy Clark for the great field walk!