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  1. Calendar Overlay Farm Workshops & Events (4)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Harvest Pierce County (1)
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  6. Calendar Overlay Water Quality Workshops & Events (1)

Farm Workshops & Events

  1. Shelstad Farm Open House

    August 21, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ From downtown Orting, head southwest on Calistoga Road; turn right on Leach Road and follow it as it winds around; turn right onto 150th Ave E; 150th Ave E turns left and becomes 168th Street East; the farm will be on the right.

    Join us and local partners to learn about farmland conservation opportunities, talk with the landowners about their experience, and tour the property that's currently for sale.

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  2. No-Till Drill Workshop - Filbert Acres

    August 21, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Filbert Acres

    Join our farm team and WSU Extension staff as we demonstrate our new Direct Seed Drill by implementing it on 3 acres of pasture. We'll also discuss cost-share opportunities that are available through our new rental program.

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  3. Aerated Manure Composting- (back by popular demand)

    August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Servine Feed & Tack

    Whether you operate a horse boarding facility, or have a few of your own at home, at some point, you will have to ‘deal’ with the manure and bedding generated by those noble steeds. Frank Servine owns and operates a large horse boarding facility, and has wanted a better way to manage the waste generated from his business for many years.

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  4. Maris Farms Open House

    August 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join us and local partners to learn about farmland conservation opportunities and learn about how easements work.

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General Events

  1. Volunteer Appreciation Orchard BBQ and Potluck

    August 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Franklin Pierce Farm

    Have you volunteered with us before? Let us show our appreciation for you at this BBQ! RSVP requested.

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Harvest Pierce County

  1. Veggie Co-op Community Day

    August 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Farm at Franklin Pierce

    Veggie Co-op community days are held the first and third Saturday of the month, beginning in April and continuing throughout the growing season, typically ending in October. On those days volunteers are welcome to come out to the farm, learn about the program, work with us for a few hours, and take home a share of the harvest if available that day.

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Meetings

  1. Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting

    August 15, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Puyallup Office

    Our monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to update work accomplished and future plans. Open to the public.

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Partner Organization Events & Workshops

  1. Ft. Steilacoom Park Work Party

    August 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Ft. Steilacoom Park

    Our park is a wonderful place. Volunteers are working each month to make it even better! Can you join us?

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Water Quality Workshops & Events

  1. Stream Team Habitat Assessment Workshop

    August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Register for Location

    The Pierce Conservation District will partner once again with the King Conservation District to host a Habitat Assessment Workshop on Saturday, August 18 from 10 am – 2 pm. This assessment is done once a year (August, September, or October) to assess changes in streamside habitat. Topics covered include stream characteristics, bank conditions, and the riparian vegetative zone. This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about riparian habitats. For registration and details, please contact Isabel Ragland at IsabelR@piercecd.org or 253-845-9770 ex. 103.

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