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Focus on Farming: Ideas to Grow With

  • Evergreen State Fairgrounds 14405 179th Avenue Southeast Monroe, WA, 98272 United States (map)

Focus on Farming Conference

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November 1, 2017

Save the date! The 14th annual Focus on Farming conference "Ideas To Grow With," is scheduled for November 1, 2017 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. The conference also includes Focus on Forestry workshops. Keynote speakers include John Ikerd, speaking on "The Status and Future of Local Foods," and Ben Hartman, speaking on "Using the Lean System to Earn a Comfortable Living on a Farm."  View detailsRegister today!

Function
This site serves primarily as a one-stop business information site for anyone working in Snohomish County's agricultural industry. If you're not in the industry but you're interested in farms, find information here about public events and attractions such as the Evergreen State Fair and Snohomish County's fall farm festivals, as well as information about local farms, products, and resources like Puget Sound Fresh.

Services

  • Getting Help: Regulatory, business, and technical help, along with key contact information.
  • Focus on Farming Interactive Map: A helpful tool for viewing regulatory conditions that affect commercial farm operations. The map features aerial photographs of parcels, with overlays indicating boundaries with county zoning, flood hazard areas, and shoreline environment areas.
  • Agriculture Newsletters: View our monthly newsletters.
  • Snohomish County Agriculture Initiative: Read the Agriculture Action Plan and see what's been done to date. Other Snohomish County farm plans and programs are also posted here.
  • News Stories: Agriculture-related stories in and around Snohomish County.

What Do You Think
We hope these pages have practical value for you. Please let us know how you think we can improve them. Send your comments and suggestions to Snohomish County Agriculture Coordinator Linda Neunzig.