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June 2019

Wash and Pack Produce at Matsuda Farm

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wash, Pack, & Storage Facility, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Help! Our interns are occupied elsewhere on this day. But produce from the fields can't wait. This is the job for those that don't like bending down for hours. Stand tall at tables in our new wash and pack facility and prepare produce for delivery to the School District kitchen and beyond.  

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Tuesday June 18: Volunteer In Judd Creek Preserve

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Scott Property, 10375 SW 225th St
Vashon, WA United States
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Join us at the Scott property at the mouth of Judd Creek. 9am- noon.  Follow directions to 10375 SW 225th St.. Please park out on Vashon Highway and walk in. There is a gravel pull out on the east side of Vashon Highway at the intersection with Quartermaster Highway that works well. Then follow the drive all the way back. This is a new restoration site where a lot of work has been done, but ivy threatens, as it always…

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Tuesday June 25: Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Tuesday, 6/25 at Matsuda Farm. 9am-noon. Follow directions to 19201 Vashon Hwy SW. The driveway is just north of the old K2 building across from Mom's Deli. Follow the drive past the farmhouse, through the hay field, and out to the vegetable fields.

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Thursday June 27: Volunteer at Matsuda Farm Wash & Pack

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Thursday, 6/27 at Matsuda Farm in the wash & pack next to the farmhouse. 9am-11am. Help prepare produce from the field for delivery. Follow directions to 19201 Vashon Hwy SW. The driveway is just north of the old K2 building across from Mom's Deli. Follow the drive out to the farmhouse. The Wash & Pack facility is next door.

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June Book Group

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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For June, the Land Trust Book group has selected the Spring 2019 edition of YES! Magazine called Beautiful Dirt, By Reconnecting With Soil, We Heal the Planet and Ourselves. Get your FREE copy at the Land Trust building at 10014 SW Bank Rd. The issue looks at how our negative associations with dirt affect our connection with soil. What if we saw all dirt as valuable, beautiful?  

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July 2019

Discussion: Sea Level Rise on Vashon-Maury Island

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McMurray Middle School, 9329 SW Cemetery Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Sea Level Rise on Vashon-Maury Island Tuesday, July 2, 6-8 p.m. McMurray Middle School, 9329 SW Cemetery Road Join King County's team of scientists, ecologists, and stewards for a discussion about sea level rise and: increasing bluff setbacks, protecting wellheads, home elevation and related regulations, and managing bulkheads.

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Volunteer for Big Sky at Matsuda Farm, a benefit for island conservation

July 6 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Volunteers help turn events into successful fund raisers. They are key to keeping event costs down. If being a guest at big parties isn't your thing, but you still want to help make the Big Sky party at Matsuda Farm a success for island conservation, donate a couple hours of your time instead. We need help setting up on Friday, July 5th and cleaning up on Sunday, July 7th. And, we need help at the event, on Saturday evening. Between…

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Party Under The Big Sky at Matsuda Farm ~ Saturday, July 6th

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT as of 6/30/19. Please contact erika@vashonlandtrust.org to be added to the wait list. Thank you!   Food, Fun, and Fundraising at Matsuda Farm... including Live Music from The Van Redeker Band, dinner catered by The Hardware Store with produce from Matsuda Farm, homemade pies from Vashon's best bakers, ice cream from Glass Bottle Creamery, event hosts Kevin Joyce & Martha Enson, fun for kids and more!    

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Wildfire Risk & Prevention Workshop ~ FREE & Open to the Community

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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King County is hosting a July 11 meeting to help Vashon residents learn of wildfire risks and reduce those threats to property - Sponsored by the Vashon Land Trust  SUMMARY Vashon-Maury Island residents can learn how to minimize the risks of wildfire to homes and property at a July 11 seminar featuring professional foresters and representatives from Vashon Island Fire and Rescue. STORY Professional foresters from King County, Washington Department of Natural Resources and the King Conservation District will be…

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FREE WORKSHOP: Where the Water Begins – Protect and enhance your beach or bluff property

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Is your bluff or beach property eroding or jeopardizing your house? Do you want to manage trees and shrubs to stabilize your property while maintaining a beautiful view of Puget Sound? Join your neighbors and attend a FREE workshop and site walk for King County marine shoreline property owners brought to you by King Conservation District, sponsored by the Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust. Attendees MUST complete this free registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-where-the-water-begins-at-vashon-tickets-59979806215 Questions? Contact Kristin McCune, King Conservation District kristin.mccune@kingcd.org or call 425-282-1927…

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Seed Saving Workshop

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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MOVIE: The Biggest Little Farm 7-15 thru 7-18

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - July 18 @ 8:00 pm
Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Rotten Tomatoes says: Uplifting, educational, and entertaining, The Biggest Little Farm is an environmental advocacy documentary with a satisfying side dish of hope for the future. 91% TOMATOMETER Total Count: 74 96% AUDIENCE SCORE User Ratings: 642 NPR Review: Documentary Offers Eco-Conscious Farm Wisdom: 'Biggest Little Farm'   See Vashon Theatre calendar for times: https://vashontheatre.com/calendar

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Volunteer in Matsuda Farm Wash & Pack Facility

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Prep produce from the fields for delivery!

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Volunteer In Judd Creek Preserve

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Busch Property, 20811 111th Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Follow directions to 20811 111th Ave SW. We refer to this location as the Busch property. The Land Trust acquired the 13 acres at the end of 2017 from Mr. Busch. It is the site of major habitat and creek restoration this year and next.

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July Book Group

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb is the WINNER of the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, a Washington Post “50 Notable Works of Nonfiction”, Science News “Favorite Science Books of 2018”, and a Booklist “Top Ten Science/Technology Book of 2018”. Beavers, he writes in his introduction, “are ecological and hydrological Swiss Army knives, capable, in the right circumstances, of tackling just about any landscape-scale problem you might confront. Trying to mitigate floods…

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August 2019

Seed Saving Workshop

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Join island seed expert, Jen Williams, at Matsuda Farm for a free workshop. "We will be looking at our seed crops growing in the field and talking about what we see in terms of the genetic variations, the traits we like and want to keep versus the plants we might want to "rogue" or not save seeds from.  We are growing lettuce, spinach, cilantro, dry beans, and sunflowers for seed on the farm. We are also experimenting with, or "trialing",…

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Volunteer on the Lower Shinglemill Creek Trail

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We'll be installing boardwalks and turnpikes on the trail section between Cedarhurst Road and Fern Cove.

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm: Grading Garlic ~ Tues, August 13th from 9am – until we’re done!

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Come on down for some good, dirty work on the farm! We could use some help and would like to welcome you to the farm. Time to grade grown, harvested, and hung garlic. Not sure what that means? Farmer Caitlin will show you the what-for and how-to. Enter from Vashon Highway at the K2 Building - proceed through the gate (please close the gate behind you) and park near the house at the end of the driveway. We'll be working…

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Matsuda Farm Open House

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Come see, smell, and taste what the Land Trust has been up to at Matsuda Farm. The history, habitat, and crop fields will all be on display. Guided tours on the hour at 10am, 11am, and noon.  

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