Farm Workshops

  1. January 27

    Closing the Loop: Bioenergy & Sustainable Farming Open House Impact Bioenergy and the Rural Energy Development for Washington Program invite you to attend a “Closing the Loop” event on January 27, 2020, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Matsuda Farm and Vashon Bioenergy Farm at Island Spring Organics tofu factory, on Vashon Island. The open house event will feature Island Spring Organics’ new anaerobic digester, which processes organic food “waste” into organic biofertilizer (“REDEW”) and ultra-low carbon organic renewable natural gas (“ORNG”) for clean fuel and e...
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  2. February 27

    ON-FARM COMPOST SHORT COURSE (Feb 27) - Part 1 This two-day short course will focus on increasing your knowledge and skills around on-farm composting. The course will include hands-on exercises in compost recipe formulation, feedstock assessment, and construction of aerobic and properly wetted compost piles. End use of compost products to improve production and soil health on-farm and best practices to protect water quality will also be included.
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  3. March 5

    ON-FARM COMPOST SHORT COURSE (March 5) - Part 2 This two-day (Feb. 27th and March 5th) short course will focus on increasing your knowledge and skills around on-farm composting. The course will include hands-on exercises in compost recipe formulation, feedstock assessment, and construction of aerobic and properly wetted compost piles. End use of compost products to improve production and soil health on-farm and best practices to protect water quality will also be included.
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