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BIOAg Funding Awards Announced

Posted by Georgine Yorgey | July 19, 2018
The BIOAg Grant Program is one critical way that the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources carries out its mission improve the environment, increase…

True Cost Accounting

Posted by Anne Schwartz | June 18, 2018
Anne Schwartz is a long-time CSANR Advisory Committee member, former Tilth Producers of Washington president, proprietor of Blue Heron Farm, and lifelong advocate for sustainable…

2017 In Review

Posted by Georgine Yorgey | April 19, 2018
2017 was an incredibly busy and productive year for us at CSANR, and I’m pleased to be able to share some of what we accomplished…

Tilth Conference 2016: Fertile Ground for Learning

Posted by Emily Barber | January 30, 2017
This year CSANR sponsored registration for several WSU students to attend the Tilth Conference.  We will be posting reflections written by the students over the…

Linking the local food system: LINC Foods

Posted by Rachel Wieme | January 11, 2016
This year CSANR sponsored registration for several WSU students to attend Tilth Producers of WA annual conference.  We will be posting reflections written by the…

We are the 98%. Thanks to farmers and ranchers, from the rest of us.

Posted by Andrew McGuire | November 25, 2015
Just 2% of our population are farmers. Perhaps this should cause us as much concern as the 99-1% divide (highlighting economic inequality in our country),…

Carkner of Terry’s Berries awarded “Farmer of the Year”

Posted by Marcy Ostrom | November 23, 2015
After 31 years, Terry Carkner has retired from her namesake farm, Terry’s Berries, in the Puyallup River Valley. She and her husband Dick converted a…

Schultz Legacy: Moving meat from farm to table

Posted by Marcy Ostrom | September 14, 2015
This summer saw the retirement of long-time WSU San Juan County Extension director, Dr. Tom Schultz. Among many notable accomplishments, Tom was a national leader…

Can We Save Nature by Improving Agriculture?

Posted by Andrew McGuire | September 16, 2014
There is an ongoing debate about how to produce food for a growing population without losing more of our wild lands. Two options are being…

The biggest threat to food security?

Posted by Chad Kruger | September 9, 2014
In a recent interview that covered the gamut of oft-cited threats to agricultural sustainability and food security (drought, food safety, energy disruption, economics, terrorism, chemical…
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