On The Farm

otf-sponsor-signPCC Farmland Trust’s On the Farm education series gives community members a unique opportunity to head out to a working farm for an insider’s look at sustainable farming practices and farmland preservation. Each On the Farm event highlights a topic related to sustainable farming and gives participants the chance to make connections with local food and farmers.

Be sure to stay up to date on our upcoming On the Farm events throughout 2014 as featured in our e-newletter, Our Latest Crop of News. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified in the event description. Registration begins one month prior to the event, unless otherwise noted.

Our 2014 On the Farm Series:

Successfully completed on January 19th, 2014
On the Farm at the Movies! With SIFF Cinema

Join us for our next screening with SIFF on May 4th of American Meat!

Photo: Dennis Lussier
Successfully completed on February 22nd, 2014
Birds On the Farm–Jubilee Biodynamic Farm

Despite the dreary weather, 13 Farmland Trust supporters came out to Jubilee Biodynamic Farm on February 22nd for a morning of nature observation and quiet reflection. Experienced wilderness awareness instructor Alexia Allen encouraged the group to use all our senses and to pay special attention to the behavior of the birds we saw rather than […]

Successfully completed on May 4th, 2014
On the Farm at the Movies, May 4, with SIFF Cinema

Thank you to SIFF for including this screening as a part of their DocBrunch series. Stay tuned, as the weather gets warm, for more events out On the Farm this summer!

Successfully completed on June 21st, 2014
Yoga On the Farm – Tahoma Farms

Thank you to Tahoma for opening their family farm to us, and to Kelly from Source Yoga Studio in Tacoma for leading an awesome class!

Successfully completed on July 26th, 2014
Geology On the Farm – Dropstone Farms

Join us on our newest conserved property, Dropstone Farms, to talk about rocks! Using the large Dropstone for which the farm got its name as the centerpiece of our conversation, we will walk the property with local expert Annika Wallendahl and discuss how Mount Rainier’s eruptions shaped the Orting Valley and helped create the naturally fertile soils in this area.

Ready for her closeup.  Photo: Dennis Lussier
Coming Soon
Photography On the Farm – farm TBD

Explore farming through a new lens…