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 […]

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

Join PCC Farmland Trust and SIFF Cinema for another On the Farm special movie event! A part of SIFF’s “DocBrunch” series, the screening will feature the documentary American Meat, an engaging discussion, and burritos courtesy of our sponsor, Chipotle Mexican Grill.

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

Start your day off with fresh air, sunshine and some downward dogs in Pierce County. After your mat session, participate in a farm tour and learn about the inner workings of a productive organic farm.

Lauren Manes and Garth Highsmith of Dropstone Farms.
July 16th, 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 and discuss the geological history of Washington State, and in particular, the Puyallup region.

Ready for her closeup.  Photo: Dennis Lussier
August 30th, 2014
Photography On the Farm – Sanford’s Farm

Explore farming through a new lens…