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2019 KCAA Special Service Award

2019 KCAA Special Service Award

The KCAA Special Service Award is aimed at recognizing those in our community who show significant contribution to our local food system through leadership, research or service. We were honored to be able to award this years winner during the Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner. Please join us in congratulating Paisley Gallagher of WSU Kitsap County Extension‘s Kitsap Harvest gleaning program. This program works to reduce food waste, while increasing access to fresh and nutritious produce to our community members in…

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2019 KCAA Farmer of the Year

2019 KCAA Farmer of the Year

Congratulations goes out to this years Farmers of the year, Levi & Jackie Harshman of Harsh Farm. They were recognized at the dinner for the contributions they and their farming business have made to the Kitsap Community this past year and for the love and energy they put into feeding our community.     Visit Harsh Farm’s website for more information about them and their passion for local food. Harsh Farm products can be found seasonally at the Bremerton Community Farmers…

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Tickets on sale now for the Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner!

Tickets on sale now for the Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner!

The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance invites you to join us for our 11th Annual Kitsap Grown Harvest Dinner on Sunday, October 6th, 2019. This years theme is: Coming to Dinner – “building community through food.” With keynote speaker, Monica Downen, of Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Café in Silverdale. She will speak on the power, history and importance of food in community, and offer a vision for connection, with food and farming as one of the greatest assets to our…

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Cultivating Connections — Family’s Heritage Becomes New Venture to Help Farmers

Cultivating Connections — Family’s Heritage Becomes New Venture to Help Farmers

Taken from West Sound Home & Garden – April 4, 2019 – Featured, The Garden – Comments: 1 Text by Suzanne O’Clair Photography by Molly Shurtleff Newcomers and longtime Kitsap residents alike can overlook some of the most treasured local assets: the hard-working farmers and their land. Tucked in here and there on back roads are families who have been in West Sound for generations farming the land, growing food and figuring out how to make farms survive as times change….

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The Importance of Local Farming – Chef David Amar

The Importance of Local Farming – Chef David Amar

About Chef Amar Born in South Central France, his father was a career officer in the Gendarmerie which lead the family to move around the country over the years. From region to region, David got impassioned with the diversity of terroirs and environment of France. From early childhood, whether helping his mother or grandmother, he began apprenticing without knowing what would become his trade. David graduated from culinary trade school in the town of Arles in Provence after apprenticing with…

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KCAA Annual Meeting – March 19th

KCAA Annual Meeting – March 19th

The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance’s Annual Meeting is coming up on Tuesday, March 19th at 5:30pm. We will be sharing our accomplishments from 2018 and discussing future projects KCAA will be taking on in 2019 and beyond. This is a potluck meeting (potluck dish not required to attend), and is open to KCAA members and the general community; anyone who may be interested in learning more about KCAA! When: Tuesday, March 19th Time: 5:30pm – 6pm (Potluck) / 6pm…

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Farmers for America Screening – Port Orchard

Farmers for America Screening – Port Orchard

Join the Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance (KCAA) for a special screening of Farmers For America. This is a new and important documentary on one of the most crucial issues facing American food production: Who will feed us? The average age of the U.S. farmer is 60. Half of America’s farmland is going to change hands in the next 12 years. 20% of our food is imported. This is the story of young people who are stepping up and farming…

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Farmers For America Screening – Kingston

Farmers For America Screening – Kingston

Join the Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance (KCAA) for a special screening of Farmers For America. This is a new and important documentary on one of the most crucial issues facing American food production: Who will feed us? The average age of the U.S. farmer is 60. Half of America’s farmland is going to change hands in the next 12 years. 20% of our food is imported. This is the story of young people who are stepping up and farming…

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Voting for the 2018 Kitsap Grown Farmer of the Year has begun!

Voting for the 2018 Kitsap Grown Farmer of the Year has begun!

Voting is now open until 15 September. Criteria to consider when voting: Click this link to vote! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6MXM6TN 1. Contributions that the farm business has made in the community as a whole. 2. The growth of farm business over the past year. 3. Contributions to the furtherance and advocacy of farming and agriculture in Kitsap County. 4. Past history of farm activities. Thank you in advance and we look forward to seeing you at the 10th Annual KGHD to celebrate the…

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