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meet the farmerHanford Reach Interpretive Center is pleased to present the Meet the Farmer and Chef event on June 30, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. For inquiries, visit the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center, at 1943 Columbia Park Trl, Richland, WA or contact Sara at 509-943-4100 ext. 108.

Meet the Farmer and Chef: Explore Where Fresh Crops Come From

Meet the Farmer and Chef is an interesting event that will introduce the participants to the farmers who make all efforts to grow crops for everyone. The event will be comprised of a tour featuring four different farms where wheat, potatoes, asparagus, corn, and many other crops grow. Apart from exploring the farms, the event will also cover topics regarding irrigation and planting, as well as growing and harvesting crops. Chef…

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1st kennewick market of the yearThe Historic Downtown Kennewick Farmers Market is glad to present the 1st Kennewick Market of the Year on June 1, 2017. Shoppers get to enjoy the market beginning at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The Historic Downtown Kennewick Farmers Market is located at 124 W Kennewick Ave., Kennewick, WA. For more details, visit the First Kennewick Market of the Year page on Facebook.

The 1st Kennewick Market of the Year: Fill Shopping Bags With Fresh Crops

Community members are invited to join the celebration of the return of the market in Downtown Kennewick. Families get to shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, and other great products such as arts and crafts. There will be live music to keep the shoppers in the mood. Performing on this day is Ruben G, who will…

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PNDSA presents Cropping Systems Conference | Kennewick, WAThe Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association is pleased to inform everyone that the Cropping Systems Conference is about to happen on January 12 to 13, 2016 at Three Rivers Convention Center located at 7016 West Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick, WA. The Cropping Systems Conference is an all day event of which objective is to build foundations today for a profitable tomorrow. For more details, visit Direct Seed's website.

PNDSA - Promoting Direct Seeding
PNDSA is an organization that aims to encourage people to practice direct seed farming systems. Through the Cropping Systems Conference, it is hoped that the public will also learn the benefits that direct seed brings not only in terms of the economy but also in protecting the environment. Direct seeding…

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Winter Pop Up Farmer's Market | Hayshaker Farm, RichlandCome and join the Hayshaker Farm Winter Pop Up Farmer's Market which will be held at Ethos Trattoria on January 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The Winter Pop Up Farmer's Market is open to the public, where guests are welcome to stock up on products such as potatoes, beets, radishes, pumpkins, winter squash and carrots. With great weather, there can be leeks, kale and parsley, too! The Hayshaker Farm Winter Pop Up Farmer's Market will be held at Ethos Trattoria, 800 Dalton, Richland, WA. Visit the Hayshaker Farm's website for more details.

Impressive Crops from the Hayshaker Farm
The Hayshaker Farm is made up of 8 acres of fruits, vegetables and herbs and manned by two horses and some great humans with green thumb. The products of the Hayshaker Farm are served at…

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Sigh of Relief from Mid-Columbia Farmers with Passing of the Farm BillFinally, after years of setbacks, the House has passed an almost $100-billion a year compromise farm bill. The passing of the bill is not without challenges, as it met strong opposition from conservatives who were seeking a bigger cut on food stamps.

What Is the Five-Year Farm Bill?
The five-year bill, which preserves generous crop subsidies, is on its way to the Senate where it is sure to be approved. The White House has already given word that President Obama would sign it. With the backing of a strong Republican leadership team, the House approved the bill, 251-166.

Possible Repercussions
If the bill weren’t passed, it would have affected the agricultural industry, as bared by Pat Sullivan of Pasco, an orchardist and member of the Northwest Fruit…

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