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Mark your calendar - March 18 SSCFLT Annual Meeting
This year we are heading to Rochester to connect around farmland preservation.   We will learn, share, and enjoy a potluck meal together at the Swede Hall in Rochester.   You’ll engage in discussion of the barriers and opportunities that enable access to land for younger farmers and keep land in production.  Mark your calendar for 5:30 pm, Friday March 18.

You'll be able to pick up the new 2016 South Sound Direct Sales Farm Map at the Annual Meeting.
 
 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

 

  • Help with set up, registration, or clean up at the Annual Meeting and potluck on March 18 - volunteer at communityfarmlandtrust@gmail.com
  • Make Farms Forever 2016 (October 22) the best ever by serving on the event planning committee. Devote 1- 2 hours a month from March to November - volunteer at Jeanine@communityfarmlandtrust.org

Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 31, Noomi Klein's film, "This Changes Everything", 1:30 pm at North Thurston High School. This free showing of the film and community discussion is a project of Climate Action Team's (Fellowship of Reconciliation).

Wednesday, February 3, Slow Food USA Executive Director, Richard McCarthy, will be speaking at 7pm, at The Evergreen State College (Seminar III, lecture room C1105) about the connection between the Slow Food movement and farmers markets.  The presentation is open to the public.  This event is co-sponsored by Slow Food Greater Olympia and two programs at The Evergreen State College - Practice of Organic Farming, and Ecological Agriculture: Healthy Soil, Healthy People.

Thursday–Saturday, February 4 – 6 is the Washington State Farmers Market Association Annual Conference here in the South Sound at the Olympia Red Lion. Registration information at Register Now

Saturday, March 19: Women in Agriculture Conference, Statewide – with sites near you. Email donna.rolen@wsu.edu or call 509-745-8531 for updates.
 
Last Call for Farm Listings
To be included in the 2016 South Sound Direct Sales Farm Map, please fill out the form online at www.comunityfarmlandtrust.org, then click on “Our Work” tab.  There you can submit your listing or advertisement. Follow the  payment portal instructions.  Listing fee - sliding scale (minimum $40). Please be as generous as you can to support this project.

Deadline to mail in the paper forms is January 31.  Deadline to use the on-line form is February 7.

 
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