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Dirt Talk: Season Planning & Seed Starting with Midori Farm

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Join WSU Regional Small Farms for our latest online Dirt Talk event to learn all about season planning and seed starting. We will be joined by Marko Colby, co-owner of Midori Farm in Quilcene, WA. He will be sharing with us their strategies around planning and starting seeds for year-long production. Topics to be covered include: 

      Selecting varieties for success. 

      Using spreadsheets for crop planning for successions. 

      Seeding timing based on microclimates, and crop protection. 

      Planning high tunnel rotations 

      Seed starting techniques in unheated high tunnels.   

      Transplanting tips for different vegetables.  

      Q and A from farmer audience 

When: January 26th, 2023 @ 6pm  7:30pm 
Where: Online Zoom 
Audience: Farmers and Producers 
Registration: This is a free online event, but you must register to receive Zoom link 

More about Midori Farm:  
Midori Farm was started by Hanako Myers and Marko Colby in 2008 on a 5-acre parcel of rented land.  In 2013 they purchased 29 acres of sandy loam fields and forested land in the Quilcene Valley.  Each year with the help of many hands they have been working to transform a neglected pasture into a thriving diverse farm.  In 2017 they took on management of another 14 acres of pastureland and are working to bring it into production growing both soil building cover crops and vegetables.   

What is Dirt Talk? 
Dirt Talk is hosted by WSU Regional Small Farms in conjunction with a local farmer or specialist willing to share their expertise in a given topic. Events are held in a supportive yet informal atmosphere, that allows participants to share, exchange perspectives, and learn from each other without pressure.  
Events are open to all new and current farmers! 

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Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

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Start: Thursday Jan 26, 2023 6:00 PM
End: Thursday Jan 26, 2023 7:30 PM



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