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August Food Related Events

Register now for August 20 and August 27 Farm Tours

What:  The Olympia Food Coop, Thurston County Food Bank and South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust have organized two full days of local farm tours open and free to all. Each day will be an opportunity for local eaters to get a deeper look at our local food system and the excitement of growing food, raising animals and working within our community. Maximum 50 participants for each tour, registration is free. Contact hallilw@gmail.com for registration details. These tours are filling up fast.

To Register:  Contact hallilw@gmail.com – Halli Winstead.


August 20th Starting at 8:45 am: The Urban Bike Loop will be a full day of bike rides and farm tours. We will be visiting Sunbreak Farm, Calliope Farm, Common Ground Farm, Kiwanis Food Bank Garden on the Capitol Campus, Wendell Berry Community Garden, Piece by Piece Farm, We will stop at the West Olympia Farmer’s Market to supplement our lunches and the Fish Tale Brewery for an optional bite to eat and local brew.

August 27th 9 am to 5 pm: Rural Van Loop will be traversed in passenger vans to Left Foot Organics Farm, Kirsop Farm, Helsing Junction Farm and Lincoln Creek Ranch. We will stop at the Tenino Farmers Market to supplement our lunches.   

These tours are part of the Focus on Food leading up to the October 14-15 Food Summit.  For more information on the summit visit www.oly-wa.us/SustainSouthSound/  Summit registration information will be available starting August 15.


For more information about Slow Food Events see our website at  http://slowfoodolympia.org


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