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Kitsap Fresh is hiring a part time Project Manager, deadline 16 October 2015

Kitsap Fresh is hiring a part time Project Manager, deadline 16 October 2015

Kitsap Fresh is hiring a part time Project Manager! With our recent USDA Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) grant award, Kitsap Fresh is now able to hire a part-time Project Manager. The job description & requirements are available at the link below. The purpose of this position is to manage many of the activities associated with the Kitsap Fresh online marketplace and will work with the Board of Directors to expand and manage operations in multiple locations throughout the… county….

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Pierce Conservation District offering a Farm Finances Workshop, Oct 21st, 6-8pm

Pierce Conservation District offering a Farm Finances Workshop, Oct 21st, 6-8pm

Farm Finances Workshop, October 21st, 6-8pm See for the full class information.  Many farmers struggle to make ends meet. Pierce Conservation District is offering a rare opportunity to learn from a successful farming model. Farmer Nathan Moomaw is generously willing to share his farm business model, including his farming costs and intakes with us in addition to offering practical, real-life strategies and tips relating to budgeting, business planning, market identification, marketing and much more. Space limited – register now to reserve…

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KCAA to host Joel Salatin’s visit to Kitsap on September 27th, several events including the Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner

KCAA to host Joel Salatin’s visit to Kitsap on September 27th, several events including the Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner

A day with Joel Salatin and the 7th Annual Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner, Sunday September 27th 2015. The mission of KCAA is to provide education, resources, and advocacy for local agriculture on the Kitsap Peninsula. In keeping with these goals, we are proud to bring Joel Salatin – farmer, public speaker, writer, and advocate for local, sustainable and sensible agriculture to participate in an exciting series of events. Throughout the day, Joel will meet with local young farmers, speak at…

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Annual Meeting Potluck – Meet the Farmer and Ag Code Update, April 21st 6pm

Annual Meeting Potluck – Meet the Farmer and Ag Code Update, April 21st 6pm

You are invited to join The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance for our 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm. Just added to the agenda is a presentation of the 2015 Agriculture Code Update from Darren Gurney of Kitsap County. The presentation will include an explanation of the issues associated with preliminary draft agriculture code language development, where are they in the process of the update, and how you can provide feedback for the Planning Commission and…

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Annual Meeting & Meet the Farmer, Tuesday, April 21st at 6pm at Poulsbo Library

Annual Meeting & Meet the Farmer, Tuesday, April 21st at 6pm at Poulsbo Library

You are invited to join The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance for our 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 21st at 6pm. We will be sharing our accomplishments from 2014, kicking off the new Kitsap Grown campaign and discussing future projects KCAA will be taking on in 2015.  Come and meet your local farmers, farmers market managers and sign up for your favorite CSA, This is a potluck meeting (potluck dish not required to attend), and is open to KCAA…

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West Sound Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting coming to Island Lake, Friday March 20th

West Sound Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting coming to Island Lake, Friday March 20th

Register NOW for the West Sound Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting on March 20th, 2015. Presented by Cascade Harvest Coalition, WSDA GAPs, WSU Extension for Jefferson & Kitsap Counties, and Kitsap Community and Agricultural Alliance. We need both Specialty Crop Producers and local Buyers to attend to make this meeting a success. The focus of this trade meeting will be on Innovations and Expanding your Marketing Mix with a special presentation on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). There will be opportunities to network, market, and connect with local businesses. Register…

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Kitsap’s 2015 Local Food Map Signup

Kitsap’s 2015 Local Food Map Signup

For the first time, Kitsap’s farms and local food-oriented businesses can sign up to be on a visual representation of our local food scene. This year, KCAA will be creating a collaborative map of our local food businesses, placing it prominently in the Cascade Harvest Coalition’s Farm Guide for statewide distribution. In creating a collaborative map, we will be joining fellow counties, Jefferson, Clallam, and San Juan in creating five pages of engaging imagery in the first section of the…

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KCAA is recruiting new board members

KCAA is recruiting new board members

KCAA is recruiting new board members Are you passionate about local agriculture, healthy food systems and connecting your community with the resources available to them? If so, we need you as part of the KCAA team! The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance (KCAA), a 501(c)(3), provides Kitsap County & West Sound residents with small Ag events, education opportunities, and resources required for small producers to profitably and efficiently supply their products to consumers, retailers, wholesalers, foodservice operators and food manufacturers….

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“Farmers, Co-ops, Consumers – STRONGER TOGETHER”

“Farmers, Co-ops, Consumers – STRONGER TOGETHER”

Join us for a FREE KCAA Community Appreciation Event   Farmers – Co-ops – Consumers Working Together for a Stronger Local Food System Date: Sunday, June 29th 2014 Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm  Location: Bremerton Boys & Girls Club Teen Center  3102 Wheaton Way, Bremerton 98310 Presentations & Panel discussion: The ways local food producers, co-ops, and consumers are brought together. How our local food system and economy is strengthened by those connections. Developing the producer and purchaser relationship. The future food landscape…

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