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Small Farms Kitsap

WSU Kitsap Offers Farm Business Planning Course

WSU Kitsap County Extension will offer its popular Ag Entrepreneurship Course on starting and sustaining a profitable small farm or agricultural enterprise beginning Jan. 28. Community members are invited to sign up for this intensive, hands-on learning opportunity. The course features a full … read more

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Enjoy the Versatility of Lavender by Growing Your Own

Enjoy the Versatility of Lavender by Growing Your Own

An old-fashioned, fragrant herb, lavender colors the garden with a purple haze in midsummer. This herb is so popular, it has its own festivals. Lavender’s reputation is attributed to its beauty in the garden and diversity of use, from aromatherapy to crafting. The … read more

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Gig Harbor Farmers Market

Gig Harbor Farmers Market Evolution Leads to Indoor Location

It’s been a bit like musical chairs for the Gig Harbor Farmers Market during the last two decades, and 2014 is no different. But this time, the new location for the popular Saturday market is a great fit. And hopefully, a permanent one. … read more

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The Garden of Rhonda and Steve Edwards

A Dream Come True

Rhonda and Steve Edwards, married 40 years, grew up in Kitsap County. In 1988 they bought acreage in South Kitsap, where they began to create their dream home and garden. They made a point of incorporating areas to accommodate the growing needs of … read more

Community Supported Agriculture

CSAs — Farm-Fresh Community Supported Agriculture

Looking for a way to ensure you have a weekly supply of fresh, local food? Subscribe to a CSA. Short for “Community Supported Agriculture,” a CSA enables you to buy a share of a farmer’s crop by paying an upfront fee. Your fee … read more

Dragonfly Farms

Growing Obsession — Dragonfly Farms Nursery

When it comes to plants, Heidi Kaster just can’t say no. Even though her Dragonfly Farms Nursery and attendant display gardens are full to bursting, she continues to bring in truckloads of cool new plants, old tried-and-trues and leafy-green deals throughout the growing … read more

Elegantly Yours — Red Cedar Farm Offers Country Charm for that Very Special Day

Elegantly Yours

Red Cedar Farm offers country charm for that...

At first glance, Red Cedar Farm in Poulsbo seems like a typical remnant of country life of the yesteryear — complete with rustic barns, old wagon-wheel décor and farm animals. But the elegant atmosphere and the lush landscaping are a tell-tale sign that … read more

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