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Non-Profit Heirloom Seed Distro

Started Mar 15 0 Replies

Our focus at Finney Farm is education and social outreach programs. We offer classes, workshops, events, and tours; we distribute heirloom open pollinated vegetable seeds to whoever needs them…Continue

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Finney Farm has space available

Started this discussion. Last reply by zoey CHUE May 19, 2013. 2 Replies

Finney Farm is a 100+ acre land trust/community located in Skagit County. We have space available (community house room, rustic cabins etc) for full time residency or farm stay (2 day minimum). …Continue

Tags: gardening, permaculture, cabin, rent, visit

 

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Yarnarchy Fiber Camp at Finney Farm

August 16, 2014 at 10am to August 17, 2014 at 3pm
Yarnarchy Fiber Camp! August 16th and 17th, 10am-3pm Interested in a fiber arts but you aren’t sure if you’re a knitter or a felter? Have you been bitten by the fiber bug but want to know more? Yarnarchy Fiber Camp is great way to explore a wide range of fiber arts! Students will be introduced to knitting, wet felting, needle felting, spinning, dyeing, fiber processing, and weaving. At least one project in each area will be started and/or completed, and students will go home with materials,…See More
Jul 22
J. C. Walker,Jr. liked Finney Farm's discussion Non-Profit Heirloom Seed Distro
Mar 15
Finney Farm posted a discussion

Non-Profit Heirloom Seed Distro

Our focus at Finney Farm is education and social outreach programs. We offer classes, workshops, events, and tours; we distribute heirloom open pollinated vegetable seeds to whoever needs them without an expectation of compensation; we teach people how to grow, harvest, preserve food, and save their own seed; we help set up systems of shared resources; we write and distribute articles, zines, brochures, and pamphlets on sustainable living practices; we volunteer with a variety of local groups…See More
Mar 15
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Finney Farm

Finney Farm is an 105 acre intentional community and non-profit land trust located in the Upper Skagit.  We have an acre of blueberries, an acre in annual food production, and an acre in orchard/perennials.See More
Feb 22, 2012
Finney Farm posted an event

Handspun Yarn Party! Studio Open House! at Finney Farm, Concrete

October 2, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm
Calling all yarn and fiber addicts!  Come to my open house/yarn party on Oct 2nd. Event begins at 1pm and will feature a short presentation on fiber/history of spinning/yarn info, refreshments, some games (and fabulous prizes) and a looky-loo through my studio at all sorts of yummy yarn available for sale.   Yarnarchy! is a local handspun yarn company featuring handpainted handspun yarns, handpainted rovings, felting kits, ready to wear items, patterns, zines, and more.  This is a local cottage…See More
Sep 21, 2011
Harper Stone is attending Finney Farm's event

Radical Mycology Convergence 2011 at Concrete

September 2, 2011 at 6pm to September 5, 2011 at 7pm
The Olympia Mycelial Network is happy to announce plans for the first ever Radical Mycology Convergence!  When: September 2nd – 5th, 2011 (Labor Day Weekend)Where: Concrete, WA (2 hours NE of Seattle) – contact us at radmycology@gmail.com for exact directions.What: A free, volunteer-run gathering of mycologists, hobbyists, and Earth healers coming together to share skills and information related to  the benefits of the fungal kingdom in terms of…See More
Sep 2, 2011
Finney Farm posted an event

Radical Mycology Convergence 2011 at Concrete

September 2, 2011 at 6pm to September 5, 2011 at 7pm
The Olympia Mycelial Network is happy to announce plans for the first ever Radical Mycology Convergence!  When: September 2nd – 5th, 2011 (Labor Day Weekend)Where: Concrete, WA (2 hours NE of Seattle) – contact us at radmycology@gmail.com for exact directions.What: A free, volunteer-run gathering of mycologists, hobbyists, and Earth healers coming together to share skills and information related to  the benefits of the fungal kingdom in terms of…See More
Aug 25, 2011
Kristen McLewin replied to Finney Farm's discussion Finney Farm has space available
"Hi, Finney Farm!  (It's April's friend, Kristen.)  Do you all need some uber-honored, wonderful goats?"
Jun 28, 2011
Terese VanAssche joined Finney Farm's group
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Finney Farm

Finney Farm is an 105 acre intentional community and non-profit land trust located in the Upper Skagit.  We have an acre of blueberries, an acre in annual food production, and an acre in orchard/perennials.See More
Jun 9, 2011
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Finney Farm

Finney Farm is an 105 acre intentional community and non-profit land trust located in the Upper Skagit.  We have an acre of blueberries, an acre in annual food production, and an acre in orchard/perennials.See More
Jun 9, 2011
Finney Farm updated their profile
Jun 9, 2011
Finney Farm posted a discussion

Finney Farm has space available

Finney Farm is a 100+ acre land trust/community located in Skagit County. We have space available (community house room, rustic cabins etc) for full time residency or farm stay (2 day minimum).  Several options available for full time residency--rental, probationary membership, or apprenticeship program. We have several acres in orchard/perennials, over an acre in annual food production, community house, sauna, creek, and more.  Check out our much neglected website for some outdated photos or…See More
May 23, 2011
Finney Farm updated their profile photo
May 23, 2011
Finney Farm is now a member of Transition Whatcom
May 23, 2011

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Finney Farm is a 100+ acre community in Skagit County with a focus on environmental activism, education and social outreach, and homesteading/sustainable living. We have handbuilt houses made from local and recycled materials, 3+ acres in orchard and perennials, and an acre in annual food production. We have a seed distro, which distributes packages of heirloom/rare/open pollinated annual and perennial edibles at no charge (about 1000 packages a year currently). We use minimal electricity (less than 10 amps per household) and use alternative water systems (gray water recycling, gravity fed rainwater systems etc) as well as a variety of homesteading/sustainable living practices including permaculture, wildcrafting, food preservation, soap making, fiber arts (garment making, wool processing and production spinning, weaving), homebrew, humanure, natural building, etc.

Our land includes an acre of blueberries, a 1/4 acre forest garden, an acre in annual food production, and another 1 1/2 acres in orchard or perennials, a creek, octagonal log sauna, barn, community house, spring, lots of trees, and much much more!
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Finney Farm hosts a variety of workshops, classes, and workparties. We occasionally accept interns or have openings for residency within out community. Our members have wide variety of skills, some of which include: natural building, fiber arts, production spinning, gardening/farming, permaculture, native plants, homebrew, soapmaking, food preservation, master gardener, master composter, teacher, and more.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Skagit County
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
http://finneyfarm.org
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
online
Please note that you do not have to answer all of the above questions in order to join, and you can always come back later to edit your profile. If it's all too many questions for now, please provide a short answer below on why you'd like to join this site (or a summary of the above, if answered).
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At 9:43pm on May 25, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Again! More that may interest you:

Community Living- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/CommunityLiving

GMO: Awareness & Action- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/gmoaction

Your security setting is set in a way that does not allow me, a TW 'friend', to forward any event invites or group invites. You can find & post events at- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/page/events-menu

At 9:36pm on May 25, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Finney Farm Folks! You are welcome join our local "Earth Gardens" network- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/organic?xg_source=activity (You'll need to sign on to the Transition site and click the 'Join' button.) Many of us also share news & events through Shannon's Garden E-News.

I'm one of the co-creators of the local "Seed-Swap: Into The Hands of the People" that we've had in the winter for the last 3 yrs. This winter, at least 2 more swaps were created & held, with more folks sharing their herloom seeds year round. You're welcome to network with us at- "Seed-Savers: Preserving Our Ecological Heritage"- http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/seedsavers
You're welcome to join any of the online Transition groups, or to start your own blog or group. (There are other citizens from Skagit here)
 
 
 

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