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February 21 - Women in Agriculture Conference

Posted by solacefarmfiber on January 9, 2015 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (2)

February 21 – Women in Agriculture Conference –in Colville at the WSU Extension office on Saturday,

February 21 – Making Sense of Marketing, so you can put your best boot forward! It’s more important than ever to be able to talk about it positively and with passion, no matter what you grow or how you sell it. Join us for an engaging, interactive day and learn who your audience is, wha...

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Spokane-Pend Oreille County FSA Updates

Posted by solacefarmfiber on January 8, 2015 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Spokane-Pend Oreille County FSA Updates

Spokane-Pend Oreille County FSA Office

8815 E. Mission Ave. Ste. B

Spokane Valley, WA 99212-5039

 

Phone: 509-924-7350

Fax2mail: 855-843-1173

 

Acting County Executive Director:

Brent Reitmeier

 

Acting Farm Loan Manager:

Chris Werner

 

Program Technicians:

Lorri Anderson

Betty Diedesch

Kay Kjack

David Olson

 

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FYI ??? let them hear your needs

Posted by solacefarmfiber on January 7, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is seeking stakeholder input on 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funding priorities.

Your input will be considered as WSDA sets funding priorities for the 2015 grant cycle. Please note that Washington’s funding is contingent upon federal funding for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

 

Please complete and return the attached form by...

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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR VALUE-ADDED PREPARED FOODS

Posted by solacefarmfiber on January 5, 2015 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR

VALUE-ADDED PREPARED FOODS

Geared to small scale producers of preserves, sauces, dressings

and vinegars, snacks, baked goods and other value-added products

DATE: Monday, February 2, 2015

TIME: 9:00am to 4:00pm

LOCATION: Spokane, WA (exact location TBD)

FEE: $95, general admission (pre-registration is required)

Lunch, beverages and course packet included.

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Small Flock Shearing Day April 12

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Solace Farm’s Small Flock Shearing Day

 

A Professional Shearer, Martin Dibble, will be available to shear your small flock of Sheep or Angora Goats at $6 per ewe - $7 per ram or goat animal.

There will also be Demos on Skirting and on Fiber Prep for Processing as well as Felting and Spinning.

We are presently ...

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Basalmic and Sage Lamb Chops

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 18, 2014 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

Mar 15, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sage and Balsamic Pork/Lamb Chops (adapted from Our Life in the Kitchen)

6-8 pork chops/lamb

salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tsp minced garlic (4 cloves?)

2 tsp dried sage or 2 Tbsp fresh, snipped

4 Tbsp good balsamic vinegar

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 cups chicken stock or wa...

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Guardians for Your Flocks and Herds

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 17, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (2)

Thought for the Day

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

"Mercy. eleos in the Greek translation. (Strongs G1656) Defined as: mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them. A) of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one’s self merciful.

I’ve often said that it’s ea...

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Forming a Growers Co-OP Meetings March 20th

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 13, 2014 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

YOU ARE INVITED

This is an invitation to another catered dinner meeting about forming an Inland Northwest Grower’s Cooperative. We will be meeting on Thursday March 20th from 6-8pm at the Gonzaga University Herak Room in the McCarthey Athletic Center just north of Spokane Falls Blvd on Cincinnati St.

 

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Inland NW Growers Co-Op

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 12, 2014 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

 We invite you to attend our next meeting on March 20th from 6 to 8 pm, to share what we have done so far and gather your input on how to build a producer-owned cooperative that would meet your needs. Email [email protected] for more information.

What we do:

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