STAY TUNED AS I'M WORKING ON ORGANIZING THE 2017 WORKSHOPS, the schedule should be up by the end of February

Where and When?

The workshops will be given at our farm on Saturdays after store hours (for smart phones, scroll down to see schedule)
20217 NE Yacolt Mountain Road, Yacolt Wa 98675

How much do the workshops cost?

attend 4 workshops and get the workshop FREE (buy 4 get 1 free)
bring a friend/family member and each get $2 off your workshop fee
bring 4 or more friends/family members and each get $5 off your workshop fee 
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR 2016: $100 for unlimited workshops in 2016 (after paying for 5 workshops all additional workshops will be free)
2016 Workshop schedule
Each workshop will focus on a specific topic, however subjects will naturally overlap and be connected. I highly recommend attending to multiple workshops to have a more complete understanding. 
 Date and time Topic
 March 5th
2 to 4pm
  • soil testing/soil pH (hands on: soil sampling, measuring pH)
 March 19th
2 to 4pm
  • understanding soil chemistry, interpreting soil test results (mostly a study session/lecture, not as much hands-on)
 April 2nd
2 to 4pm
  • plant nutrition and soil biology (hands on: making seeding soil mix, organic amendments and fertilizers)
 April 9th
2 to 4pm
  •  plant nutrition and soil biology (hands on: making compost tea, identifying major players in the soil food web)
 April 16th
2 to 4pm
  • healthy soil structure (how to read soil health through feel and observation, composting, mulching)
 May 7th
2 to 4pm
  • using weeds to build soil organic matter and soil life
  • using weeds to identify soil nutrient depletions
 May 21st
2 to 4pm
  •  farming with horses, our philosophy behind it, our relationship with horses no hands on, demonstration only)
 June 18th
2 to 4pm
  •   farming without chemicals, sustainability 
 July 2nd
2 to 4pm
  •  farming with horses, our experience with horse care and needs no hands on, demonstration only)
 July 16th
2 to 4pm
  • permaculture workshop, how to use on site resources to build soil and fertility, carbon storage 
 August 6th
2 to 4pm
  •  Guided tour of the farm: family friendly, extensive tour of the farm, open question & answer full farm walk about

How do I stay informed about new workshops?

To be notified when our workshops have been scheduled please fill out our workshop email list and we will notify you as soon as new workshops are added to the schedule.
To sign up please submit the online sign up form that will be posted under the specific topics and send a check with the workshop fee payable to Yacolt Mountain Farm to 20217 NE Yacolt Mountain Road, Yacolt Wa 98675