FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2018
Cathleen McCluskey, Organic Seed Alliance, (360) 472-0247, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Field Day to Showcase Organic Research and New Flavors
Organic Seed Alliance celebrates harvest season at Washington research farm
Port Townsend, WA – Taste and explore new varieties of organic produce with Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) at its 4th annual Community Field Day and Tasting on October 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Chimacum, Washington. All are invited to join in the harvest celebration, which will include appetizers prepared by local chefs, and tour the OSA Research Farm to learn about the organization’s efforts to grow the biodiversity of organic produce and to develop resilient regional varieties.
OSA is a local nonprofit delivering organic seed research, education, and advocacy programs with a national reach. The gathering celebrates the fourth fall harvest at OSA’s Washington Research Farm, which serves as the hub of its Pacific Northwest organic plant breeding, seed education, and variety trial projects. The event also allows OSA to thank its strong and growing community of friends in the region and beyond.
We will showcase our organic research and varieties in development just as the Farm Bill that funds the bulk of organic research throughout the country is set to expire or be renewed by Congress. Read more about the Farm Bill on our website, and visit our advocacy table during this event.
The field tour will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with the variety tasting and chef showcase following from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. OSA’s Research Farm is part of the Chimacum Farm Collaborative located at the Finnriver Orchard and Cidery, which will be open for no-host tastings and purchases.
The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged but not required. RSVP today at seedalliance.org/events.
The Finnriver Orchard and Cidery is located at 124 Center Road, Chimacum, Washington 98325.
Many thanks to the Sustainable Path Foundation for supporting this event.
Organic Seed Alliance advances ethical seed solutions to meet food and farming needs in a changing world
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