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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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“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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2014 Farmers Market Guide

2014 Farmers Market Guide

Here is your guide to Kitsap County Farmers Markets! The Farmers have got you covered Tuesdays-Sundays! These are sources of locally grown food, the finest nutrition available to you.  Support your local economy, support your local farmer, buy Kitsap Grown!  Meet your farmer at each one of these local food and craft marketing events that offers something for the whole family. Get to know your farmers and taste their farms. It’s good for you! Keep it local! Bainbridge Island Saturday…

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Tickets are still available for the West Sound Agritourism Workshop!

Tickets are still available for the West Sound Agritourism Workshop!

Tickets are still available for KCAA’s West Sound Agritourism Workshop on February 22nd. This is open to anyone and everyone wanting to learn more about agritourism here on the peninsula. Local lunch provided by Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe, with session speakers including Curtis Beus (Director of Okanogan County WSU Extension), Patty Graf-Hoke with VisitKitsap, and Julia Zander. Help us make this workshop a success and share the information with your friends and family! When: February 22nd, 2014 from 8:30am…

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Join KCAA on February 22nd for The West Sound Agritourism Workshop

Join KCAA on February 22nd for The West Sound Agritourism Workshop

The Kitsap Community & Agriculture Alliance (KCAA) invites you to participate in a special West Sound Agritourism Workshop, an event to initiate the Kitsap Peninsula as a destination to West Sound small farm, nature and other outdoor activities. KCAA believes small farms & gardens, nature & environmental groups, lodging facilities (including Bed & Breakfasts), and other value added producers would benefit greatly from sponsorship and participation in this event When: February 22nd, 2014 from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Lunch provided) Where:…

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August 13th, Roundtable Discussion on Agricultural Code & Signage & Potluck

August 13th, Roundtable Discussion on Agricultural Code & Signage & Potluck

Roundtable Discussion on Agricultural Code & Signage 6:30pm, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue   Join us on Tuesday, August 13th for our monthly meeting, community potluck, and educational session: Roundtable Discussion on Agricultural Code & Signage    Come to learn more & ask questions about what’s happening with the Agricultural Code in Kitsap County. Featuring members of KCAA’s Policy Committee, staff from Kitsap County’s Department of Community Development, and other involved farmers & citizens.

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