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Sustainable Small Farming & Ranching

On Farm Internships

Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Organic Gardening and Farming

Organic Farming Practicum

Ecological Soils Management
 

Sustainable Livestock Production

Science, Society & Sustainable Food Systems

Field Analysis of Sustainable Food Systems

World Agricultural Systems
 

Sustainable Small Farming & Ranching 2013-2014
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees
Clallam Co. Clea Rome
WSU Clallam County Extension Director
360.417.2280
crome@co.clallam.wa.us
 
Course offered in partnership with Jefferson County

Tuesday evenings, 6 - 9 pm 
January 22 - March 19, 2014

$250 per household.

Visit Brown Paper Tickets to register: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/531156. Visit http://cahnrs.wsu.edu/events/category/vegetables-and-small-fruits/
Jefferson Co. Laura Lewis
Extension Director, Jefferson County, FIELD Internship Program
Cupola House, 380 Jefferson Street,
Port Townsend, WA 98368

360.379.5610 ext 202
laura.lewis@wsu.edu or
wsujeffersoncounty@gmail.com
Course offered in partnership with Clallam County

Tuesday evenings, 6 - 9 pm 
January 22 - March 19, 2014

$250 per household.

Visit Brown Paper Tickets to register: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/531156. Visit http://cahnrs.wsu.edu/events/category/vegetables-and-small-fruits/
Kitsap Co. Diane Fish
WSU Kitsap Ext. Small Farms Program
345 - 6th St, Suite 550
Bremerton, WA 98337

360-337-7026
dfish@wsu.edu
Norm Dicks Government Center
345 - 6th Street, Suite 406
Bremerton, WA

Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:00 pm
September 18 - December 11, 2013

$250 per individual, family or farm
includes all materials and resources

http://county.wsu.edu/kitsap
Okanogan Co. Curtis Beus
County Director
cbeus@co.okanogan.wa.us
509-422-7245

Thursdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm

February 27 - April 24, 2014

All classes will be held in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA 

$150 per farm, includes course materials
Okanogan SSFR Course Flyer 2014

To register, call 509-422-7245 or email okanogan.county@wsu.edu

Pierce Co.

Doug Collins
Small Farms Extension Specialist
Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
2606 W Pioneer
Puyallup, WA  98371
253-445-4658

dpcollins@wsu.edu

CSANR building, 2606 W Pioneer
Puyallup, WA 

Tuesday evenings, 6-9 pm
September 17- December 3, 2013

$250/farm family. 
Click here to register on Brown Paper Tickets

Skagit Co. Chris Elder
(360) 707-3223
info@vivafarms.org
Spanish spoken/Se habla Espanol.

Participants may earn credits toward Skagit Valley College Sustainable Ag & Food Systems Certificate.  Contact SVC for more info.

Offered by Grow Food in partnership with WSU Skagit Co Extension. www.GrowFood.org

Bilingual course (English & Spanish)

WSU NW Research & Extension Center in Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536

Wednesday evenings, 6-9 pm
Sept. 25 - Dec. 11, 2013
 

Cost: $250 per farm family, $15 to keep your copy of the course book

Diversity and needs-based scholarships available. To apply, email info@vivafarms.org to request an application.

Graduates are eligible to begin farming at the Viva Farms Incubator.
  (www.VivaFarms.org)

 

Snohomish Co. Holly Thompson
WSU Snohomish County Extension

600 128th Street SE

Everett, Washington 98208-6353


For more information contact Andrew Corbin at
corbina@wsu.edu or (425) 357-6012.

Contact Karie Christensen,
christensen4@wsu.edu, (425) 357-6039 for registration information

WSU Snohomish County Extensionís Cougar Auditorium,
600 128th St SE, Everett

Tuesdays, 6-9 pm
starting Sept. 10, 2013

Cost for the twelve-week course is $275 per farm or family

Class size is limited and pre-paid registration is required.  Click here to register on Brown Paper Tickets  or download the registration form and mail with your check.
Stevens Co. Quillisascut Farm A special opportunity in 2014: Quillisascut Farm in Stevens County will be offering a week-long intensive version of this course from April 30 - May 4, 2014.

For more information, visit: http://quillisascut.com/workshops/intro-to-farming/
Thurston Co.

Lucas Patzek
Director & Agriculture Extension Faculty
WSU Thurston Co. Extension
5033 Harrison Ave. NW
Olympia, WA 98502
lpatzek@wsu.edu

360-867-2153
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA 

Tuesday evenings from 6-9 pm 
September 17-December 3, 2013  

$275 per two members of a farm family or enterprise. 
Register at Brown Paper Tickets.com
Whatcom Co. Colleen Burrows
WSU Whatcom County Extension
1000 N. Forest St., Ste. 201
Bellingham, WA 98225
cburrows@wsu.edu  

WSU Whatcom County Extension
1000 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA

Tuesday evenings, 6:30 - 9 pm
January 28 - April 8, 2014 

$250 per person/family/farm, which includes course materials. Partial scholarships are available.

To register, visit: http://whatcom.wsu.edu/ag/edu/cs/index.html

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Course: Agricultural Entrepreneurship & Business Planning 2013-2014
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees
Clark Co.

Eric Lambert

WSU Clark County Extension

1919 NE 78th Street

Vancouver, WA 98665

(360) 397-6060 ext. 5729

eric.lambert@clark.wa.gov

Wednesday evenings, 6-9 pm
January 15 - March 19, 2014

Registration fee $100.
Contact Eric Lambert to register. 

For more info: http://clark.wsu.edu/calendar/details.asp?event=1080

Jefferson Co. Laura Lewis
Extension Director, Jefferson County, FIELD Internship Program
Cupola House, 380 Jefferson Street,
Port Townsend, WA 98368
360.379.5610 ext 202
laura.lewis@wsu.edu or
wsujeffersoncounty@gmail.com

classes starting early fall
Kitsap Co. Diane Fish
WSU Kitsap County Extension
345 6th St, Ste 550
Bremerton, WA 98337
360-337-7026
dfish@wsu.edu
Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9 pm
January 22 - April 9, 2014

Registration is $250, but partial scholarships are available on request.

Contact Diane Fish or visit: http://county.wsu.edu/kitsap/Pages/What's%20Happening%20@%20Extension.aspx
Pierce Co.

Doug Collins
Small Farms Extension Specialist
Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
2606 W Pioneer
Puyallup, WA  98371
253-445-4658

dpcollins@wsu.edu

Tuesday evenings, 6-9 pm
January 14 - April 1, 2014
plus 3 Saturday workshops

Evaluating resources, planning and research, legal and management issues, marketing strategies, budgets and financial statements along with how to cultivate capital resources.

During the course, participants will develop a business plan they can literally take to the bank

Cost: $250, includes course materials

To register: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/328901

For more information, visit: http://snohomish.wsu.edu/ag/workshops/CultivatingSuccess2013.htm 

Skagit Co.

Chris Elder and co-instructors
(360) 707-3223;
info@vivafarms.org
Spanish spoken/Se habla Espanol.

Participants may earn credits toward Skagit Valley College Sustainable Ag & Food Systems Certificate.  Contact SVC for more info.

Offered by Grow Food in partnership with WSU Skagit Co Extension.
www.GrowFood.org

Bilingual course (English & Spanish)

WSU NW Research & Extension Center in Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536

Thursday evenings, 6-9 pm
Jan. 9 - March. 27, 2014

Cost: $250 per farm family, $15 to keep your copy of the course book

Diversity and needs-based scholarships available.
To apply, email info@vivafarms.org to request an application.

Graduates are eligible to begin farming at the Viva Farms Incubator.  www.VivaFarms.org
Snohomish Co. Holly Thompson
WSU Snohomish County Extension

600 128th Street SE

Everett, Washington 98208-6353

For more information, contact Andrew Corbin 425.357.6012 corbina@wsu.edu

Tuesday evenings; 6-9 pm
January 14 - April 1, 2014
plus 3 Saturday workshops

Evaluating resources, planning and research, legal and management issues, marketing strategies, budgets and financial statements along with how to cultivate capital resources

During the course, participants will develop a business plan they can literally take to the bank

Cost: $275, includes course materials

To register: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/328901

For more information, visit: http://snohomish.wsu.edu/ag/workshops/CultivatingSuccess2013.htm 

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WSU Academic Courses: Organic Farming & Gardening
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees
Pullman, WA
Washington State University Distance Degree Program course cross-listed with University of Idaho
WSU Soils 101
UI Ag 101

Stephen Bramwell
bramwell@wsu.edu

Details TBA

Course offered online through the WSU Distance Degree Program

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WSU Academic Course: Organic Farming Practicum
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees
Pullman, WA
Washington State University Campus Farm
Brad Jaeckel
jaeckel@wsu.edu
Contact instructor to arrange credit

Link to Course Syllabus

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WSU Academic Course: Field Analysis of Sustainable Food Systems
Location Instructor/Contact Information Dates, Times, Fees
PULLMAN, WA
Washington State University/Univ. of Idaho

Open for Community and Academic students

This course requires participation in a 1-week field tour over the WSU spring break. 

 

Field Analysis of Sustainable Food Systems (WSU Soils 445/545) - Spring 2012

http://classes.css.wsu.edu/soils445/index.html

Kevin Murphy
(509) 335-9692
kmurphy2@wsu.edu

 

Tentative In-Field Course Dates:
Spring Break, 2012

WSU Soils 445/545
UI Ag 445/504

This course will emphasize field analyses of several examples of different agricultural businesses, with a focus on understanding the systems and the concept of sustainability.  After initial readings over the first 8 wks of the spring semester, we will meet as a class and visit farms, processing facilities, and marketing venues, in a selected region of Washington state (TBD).

3 university credits or 5.2 Continuing Education Units

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WSU Academic Course: World Agricultural Systems
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees
PULLMAN, WA
Washington State University

Distance Degree Course

 

 

World Agricultural Systems
Crops 360 / Soils 360

David Brown / Steve Ullrich
509-335-4936,
ullrich@wsu.edu


 

 

 

Details TBA

Study of agro-environmental characteristics of world agriculture; historical and contemporary features of world food production. Cooperative course taught by WSU, open to UI students (PISc 360).

Rental media will be shipped from DDP and your student account will be billed the applicable fee: more info

3 university credits or 5.2 Continuing Education Units

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On-Farm Internships - To be arranged
Location Farmer Mentor Dates, Times, Fees
Riley Creek
Blueberry Farm

Laclede ID
Stan Urmann To be arranged
Greentree Naturals
Sandpoint ID
Diane Green To be arranged
Skylines Farm Sheep & Wool
Harvard ID
Melissa Lines To be arranged
Moffett's Organics
Colton WA
Stacia & David Moffett To be arranged
Maple K Farm
Colfax WA
Tom Kammerzell To be arranged
University of Idaho Student Organic Farm Jodi Johnson-Maynard To be arranged
Washington State University Organic Farm Brad Jaeckel To be arranged

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Course: Sustainable Livestock Production
Location Instructor Dates, Times, Fees

Offerings of this course are under development.

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