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Meet berry growers during Farm Walk at Viva Farms on Aug. 12

Aug 2nd, 2019 | Category: News

BURLINGTON – Berry farmers at the Viva Farms Incubator welcome the public to the WSU Tilth Farm Walk “Innovations in Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackberry Production” on Monday, Aug. 12. Meet the farmers from Arado Farm, Silva Family Farm, Regino’s Farm, Pure Nelida, Farias Farm, and Cabrera Farms, who grow at the Viva Farms Incubator site in Burlington. Learn from both experienced and beginning growers about their innovations for planting, production, and harvesting of strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. WSU researchers and industry experts will discuss best practices for post-harvest handling, shelf life and fruit longevity. The Farm Walk will also touch on irrigation, pest and disease management, and food safety in organic production. The event runs 3-7 p.m. For information, see https://foodsystems.wsu.edu/farmwalk-2019-schedule/.

 

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