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FarmLink Land Transfer Workshops
WSU Spokane County Extension
Spokane, WA
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FarmLink Land Transfer Workshops
Interested in how to acquire land, transfer land, and succession planning? Are you an aspiring, beginning, or current farmer or landowner?

Join Washington FarmLink, a program of Cascade Harvest Coalition, for Land Transfer Workshops hosted in Spokane at WSU Spokane County Extension.

December 5, 3:45 - 8:30 PM
December 6 - CANCELLED - Due to attendance - Apologies, there will be more opportunities for this workshop in 2012.

Spokane County Extension
222 N Havana
Spokane, WA 99202-4799

Cost (includes your farm partner/spouse)
- Current FarmLink members: Free
- Current WSU Spokane Cultivating Success Students: Free
- Non-members: $15 each

Not able to make it to Spokane?  This workshop will be webcast by WSU Extension for live online viewing.  Check the "webcast" option when registering.

Workshop Agenda

3:45   Registration

4:00   Welcome, What is FarmLink? and Attendee Introductions
- Pat Munts, Cultivating Success, WSU Spokane County Extension
- Sarah Wilcox, Program Manager, Cascade Harvest Coalition/FarmLink

4:15   What to look for in a farm property?
- Chris Benedict, Agriculture Extension Educator, WSU Whatcom County Extension

5:00   Guest Farmers:
- Maurice & Beth Robinette, 3rd & 4th generation farmers of Lazy-R Ranch, Cheney, WA

5:30   Guest Farmers:
- Jim Schrock & Tarawyn Waters, Urban Eden Farm, Spokane, WA

6:00   Dinner

6:30   FarmLink Land Transfer Study: Innovative Models of Farmland Transfer
- Sarah Wilcox, Program Manager, Cascade Harvest Coalition/FarmLink

7:00   Break

7:15   Preparing for Financing
- Wendy Knopp, VP-Ag Vision Program, NW Farm Credit Services, Spokane
- Houston Bruck, Farm Loan Manager, USDA Farm Service Agency in Spokane Valley

8:15   Thanks, Evaluation, and Wrap Up

8:30   End

WA FarmLink is a program of Cascade Harvest Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to re-localizing the food system in Washington State by connecting farmers with tools and resources they need to be more sustainable and linking  consumers more directly with producers. FarmLink works to connect land seekers and landowners looking to lease, buy/sell, or cooperatively work land with each other and with resources through one-on-one assistance, workshops, and networking.  Find out more about this program and how to become a FarmLink member today.  There is a $35 annual fee for membership: http://www.cascadeharvest.org/programs/washington-farmlink

This workshop is sponsored by Cascade Harvest Coalition, the USDA/WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, and WSU Extension, with assistance from NW Farm Credit Services, USDA Farm Service Agency, and USDA Risk Management Agency.

Location

WSU Spokane County Extension (View)
222 N Havana
Spokane, WA 99202
United States


Categories

Food > Markets & Farms

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Attendees

Name Withheld
Edmonds, WA United States
Dec 05, 2011 9:52 AM
Name Withheld
Spokane, WA United States
Dec 04, 2011 11:06 PM
Name Withheld
Spokane, WA United States
Dec 04, 2011 9:09 PM
Name Withheld
CHELAN, WA United States
Nov 30, 2011 11:22 AM
Name Withheld
Seattle, WA United States
Nov 29, 2011 7:21 PM
Name Withheld
Spokane, WA United States
Nov 29, 2011 1:57 PM

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