Wow! Washington Organics Week
Seattle, WA – It’s official! September 9th-15th is declared Washington Organic Week http://tilthproducers.org/programs/washington-organic-week/) via proclamation from Governor Christine Gregoire.
Throughout the week, Tilth Producers of Washington will partner with Washington State growers, retail outlets, restaurants and likeminded organizations to offer statewide events highlighting the benefits of Organic products grown in Washington. Events will offer consumers unique opportunities to meet organic farmers and connect with the people that make healthful, fresh, and environmentally and socially responsible food available to Washington State consumers.
“With more than 100,000 acres of organic farm land, Washington is the third largest organic producer in the nation,” said Diane Dempster, president of Tilth Producers of Washington. “Washington Organic Week celebrates the benefits of organic agriculture on local economies and the health of Washingtonians.”
Tilth Producers of Washington is proud to offer a full week of events in partnership with its sponsors: PCC Natural Markets, Whole Foods Market, Bridges Organic Produce, Charlies Produce, Rainier Fruit Company, UNFI, the Washington State Department of Agriculture, Central Co-op, Haggen, Metropolitan Market, Uwajimaya, Town and Country Markets, New Roots Organic, Organically Grown Company, Bayview Thriftway, Wilcox Farms, Blossom on Lopez, Skagit Valley Food Coop, and Olympia Food Coop.
Washington Organic Week events include:
Saturday, September 8
Seattle Tilth Harvest Fair, 10am-5pm
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Greg Atkinson: Demonstration Class: West Coast Cooking at the Book Larder – Fremont, WA
Cost – $40
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Organic Homebrewing and Cider Making 101 at 21 Acres – Woodinville, WA
Cost – $25
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 6:30 – 10:00 PM
Organic Beer, Cider and Chocolate Tasting at Theo Chocolate
Cost – $25 – VIP HOUR 6:30 – 7:30 PM – includes exclusive tastings and guided tasting experience!
$20 – 7:30 PM and beyond ….. general admission.
Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Under the Harvest Moon- First Annual Benefit Auction for Tilth Producers of
Early Bird Tickets: $25
Regular Tickets (after August 31st): $35
About Tilth Producers of Washington:
Tilth Producers of Washington promotes ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable farming practices that improve the health of our communities and natural environment. For more information, please visit: tilthproducers.org/