Past Meetup

Farming with Perennial & Annual Crops

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Join Gil Schieber and his crew at Skipley Farm to experience hands-on tasks and increase your knowledge of perennial and annual crops. Skipley Farm is 7.6 acres of diversified fruit and vegetables, growing over 100 varieties of apples, multitudes of berry varieties, currants, grapes, and vegetables.

Space limited to 35 attendees - Register Today!

Register at www.tilthproducers.org

OR contact Jacqueline - Jacqueline@tilthproducers.org/

(206) 632-7506

• Explore techniques in orchard management: pruning, tying up fruit trees and vines, mulching, weeding, aiding soil fertility, and inter-planting with companions.
• Hands-on skill-building in nursery production: potting, transplanting, and seedling work in and outside the greenhouse.
• Visit their aquaponics and pastured animals.
• Learn how they market through U-pick berries, a farm stand, CSA, and at the farmers market.
• Experience how Skipley practices biodynamic and permaculture methods to prepare the earth for abundance.
• Enjoy socializing, networking, potluck dinner after the workshop. (Limited) On-farm camping available!

Check-in begins at 10:30 am
Potluck dinner and socializing follows at 6pm

Visit tilthproducers.org for more information on this and other education programs.
Visit washingtonyoungfarmers.org for more information on young and beginning farmers.

Funding for this hands-on workshop and other Tilth Producers education programs funded in part by the WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program