Farmer E-News

Tillamook Farmer email list – Food Roots and the OSU Extension Service created this email list to announce educational events and opportunities of interest to our local farms and food related businesses. The focus is on events and opportunities that are taking place in Tillamook County. Messages go out once a week, and sometimes less often.

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Past messages

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North Coast Grown end-survey; Seeking Vendors & moreWinter-Market-poster-2015-final-791x1024
Nov. 6, 2015

Local
          • North Coast Grown End-of-Project Survey, Due Nov. 17
          • Submit Announcements to this Farmer Email List, Anytime
          • Farmer Retreat, Jan. 2016
          • Seeking Vendors: Holiday Bazaar in Nehalem; Winter Market in Tillamook
Regional
         • Small Farms Conference, Feb. 20, 2016


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OSU Small Farm News; Farm to School; FoFF survey & more
Oct. 23, 2015

Local
          • Farm to School Training, Nov. 6
Regional
         • Oregon Small Farm News, Fall 2015
         • 2015-16 FoFF Farmer & Stakeholder Surveys


Biz workshops; Food Safety training survey & more
Sept. 25, 2015

Local
          • Small Business Development Center workshops – Sept. & Oct. 
          • Upcoming Events
Regional
         • Survey for Food Safety Trainings & Cost Share Contracts for Selling to Schools 


Photo credit: Broken Banjo Photography

Photo credit: Broken Banjo Photography

Small Farm School; Scholarships; Workshop recaps, & more
Aug. 10, 2015

Local
          • Scholarship Opportunity, August
          • Orchard Workshop Recap
          • Winter Veggie Workshop Recap
Regional
         • Small Farm School- Registration Open, Sept. 12
Upcoming Events 


Photo credit: First Alternative Co-op

Photo credit: First Alternative Co-op

Orchard workshop; Oregon Small Farm News & more
July 8, 2015

Local
          • Designing a Home Orchard, Aug. 2
Regional
          • Oregon Small Farm News, Summer edition
Upcoming Events


Food Guide Listings
June 23, 2015

Local
          • 2015 Tillamook County Food Guide – Submit Listing


IDA Cash; Fall Veggie; Lamb 300 & more
June 18, 2015

Local
          • Cash Match Business IDAs
          • Building Credit, Building a Business workshop, June 23
          • Fall & Winter Veggie workshop, July 12
Regional
          • Lamb 300 Short Course, July 28-30
          • Pollinator Protection: EPA’s Proposed label changes – Comment Period


Organic Cost Share; Value Added Grants; Blueberry Shock & more
May 21, 2015

Local
          • Food Roots FarmTable, Tillamook Farmers Market
          • Blueberry Shock Virus, Disease Summary
Regional
          • Organic Cost Share Reimbursement Program
          • Value-added Producer Grants


 Seeking Local Food for June Event
May 13, 2015

Local
          • Farm-to-Fork Dinner seeks local food producers, May


 Input on Farmer Offerings; Young Farmers Conference
May 7, 2015

Local
          • Input on Farmer Offerings from North Coast Grown project, May

National
          • 2015 Young Farmers Conference, Dec.


Plant Sales; Permaculture workshop
Apr. 29, 2015

Local
          •  Alder Creek Plant Sale follow-up, week of Apr. 27
          •  Tillamook County Master Gardener Plant Sale, May 2
          •  Permaculture workshop, May 23-24


OSU Spring Classes; Small Farm News & more
Apr. 15, 2015

Local
          •  Planning a Hoop House workshop, Apr. 25
          •  OSU Extension Spring Classes, Apr. 25
Regional
         •  Oregon Small Farm News, Spring 2015


 Honeybees; Veg. Cost Tracking
Apr. 2, 2015

Local
          •  Bee Day, Apr. 11
          •  Cozy Bee. Apr. 11
          •  Cost Study Orientation, Apr. 12


 Soil; Mushrooms; Farmer Rancher Day & more
Mar. 26, 2015

Local
          •  Soil Analysis opportunity Mar.- Apr.
          •  Spring Farm & Flea Market, Mar. 28
          •  Mushroom Cultivation, Mar. 29
          •  Farmers Markets vendor sign up
Regional
          •  Family Farmer & Rancher Day, Mar. 30


Potting Media; Commercial Composting & more
Mar. 11, 2015

Local
          •  Potting Media for Plant Starts, Mar. 28
          •  Edible Landscapes, Mar. 28
          •  Hoop House Community Meeting, Apr. 1
Regional
          •  Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series, Apr. 3 & 10
          •  Meet Your Farmer, Astoria, Apr. 11


Cost Study; Soil Amendments, & more
Mar. 5, 2015

Local
          •  Plant Pathology and Problem Diagnosis, Mar. 10
          •  Farmer-Chef Connect in Astoria, Mar. 16
          •  Interpreting Soil Sample Results, Mar. 18
          •  Crops Cost Study project, Apr. – Dec.
Regional
         •  Community Lending webinar, Mar. 5
         •  Christmas Tree short course, Mar. 6


Farmer Retreat; Soil Sampling Part 1
Feb. 10, 2015

Local events and classes
          •  Botany and Pruning class, Feb. 17
          •  Coastal Farmer Retreat, Feb. 20-22
          •  Soil Sampling workshop, Feb. 23
Regional
          •  Brassica Black Leg disease field meeting Feb. 12
          •  Fruit Tree Pruning, Feb. 18


Launch Party; Seed Exchange; Fruit Trees
Feb. 4, 2015

Local events and classes
          •  North Coast Launch Party, Feb. 4
          •  Seed Exchange, Feb. 7
          •  Fruit Trees, Feb. 10
          •  Poisonous Plants, Feb. 10
          •  Plant Problem Diagnosis, Feb. 10


Soul Food; IPM; and Soils
Jan. 13, 2015

Local workshops and classes
          •  Recipe to Market, Jan. 13 etc
          •  Farmland, Community Investing, & Agritourism, Jan. 17
          •  Integrated Pest Management, Jan. 20
          •  Soils & Soil Amendments, Jan. 27
Regional news & workshops
         •  OSU Small Farms – Winter newsletter
         •  Fruit Tree Pruning, Jan. 30 or Feb. 18
         •  OSU Blueberry School, Mar. 16-17


 January workshops
Dec. 17, 2014

OSU Extension Tillamook County announcement
          •  Master Gardener training
January workshops and classes
          •  Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management (Jan. 8 etc)
          •  Blueberry Pruning & Management (Jan. 10)
          •  Recipe to Market (Jan. 13)
          •  Take it to Market (Jan. 15 etc)
          •  Food for the Local Soul (Jan. 17)


Scholarships for Farmer Trainings
Dec. 11, 2014

Food Roots – North Coast Grown project
          •  Scholarships for farmer trainings
Agricultural conferences
         •  Cascadia Grains, Jan. 10
         •  Organicology, Feb. 5-7
         •  Small Farms Conference, Feb. 28
Farmer resources
         •  Organizations, event calendars, and newsletters.


Whole Farm Management Course
Dec. 3, 2014

OSU Small Farms program announcement
          •  Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management course 


 

This publication was supported by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through grant ODA-3351-GR. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA.

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