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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.

Cultivating Success

Whole Farm Planning Course

Next class will be June 11th – August 27th, 2019 at the WSU Thurston County Extension Office. Contact Stephen Bramwell for more information.  Tuesday evenings, 6-8:30pm.

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 classroom instruction. Students will develop a whole-farm plan during the class.

Class Location

The class will meet at the WSU Extension Office at 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey, WA, which is at the County Fairgrounds.


Course attendees can register for the June start class by clicking here:

You can also register over the pyhone, 360-709-2020, or in person at the SPSCC Lacey Campus.

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!