Farm Development

Farm Development

Farm Development

 

About

Since its inception, farmers have played an integral role in the success and longevity of Pike Place Market. Farmers also receive support from the Market in order to grow and sustain successful farm businesses. Through educational programming and one-on-one technical assistance, we strive to help farmers overcome challenges and continue to strengthen Washington State's local food system. 

 

Business Resources

  • Direct Marketing & Online Marketing
  • Recordkeeping
  • Insurance Options
  • Business Planning
  • Financing your Farm
  • Grants
  • Farm Succession Planning 

On-Farm Resources

  • Food Safety Training
  • Infrastructure Maintenance & Improvements
  • Pest Management
  • Water Management


Upcoming Workshops & Events

 

Saturday, June 16th 10:00AM-12:00PM  

Keeping Farmland Active: Washington Farmlink: Tour a local Ennumclaw farm and learn how its owner found innovative solutions to fully utlilize the available land. You'll also hear from several other local landowners and farmers they lease to about how they found funding and creative ways to share farmland and create mutually beneficial lease agreements. For more information contact Julie Kintzi: Farmlink@tilthalliance.org or (206) 633-0451 Ext. 129

Saturday, June 16th 9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Slow Poultry Seminar:  This eight hour seminar provides and overview and strategy for developing sustainable poultry production. Learn how to start effectively breeding, growing and marketing poultry products that are both sustainable and profitable. We will carefully look at these four areas: 1) Purpose: Explaining sustainable poultry production models 2) Product: Defining the true historical meaning of standard-bred poultry 3) Process: Understanding the foundational pillars of sustainable poultry production 4) Programs: Developing a strategy and plan for success MORE INFO

June 11th, 2018  6:00PM - 8:00PM

Sno Valley Tilth June Potluck and Farm Tour: Join us for a shared meal and a tour of Tractor Farm. Bring a dish to share, socilaize with your fellow farmers, and see all this Asian Pear orchard has going on this spring!  MORE INFO

 

Contact

For more Information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Leigh Newman-Bell, Pike Place Farm Development Coordinator:

Leigh.Newman-Bell@pikeplacemarket.org or 206-605-8424