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By Hillary Bergren
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Peace of the Earth Farm is a pesticide and chemical fertilizer free farm located in Gig Harbor, Washington. We grow mixed vegetables, herbs and flowers for our community and provide organic agricultural and gardening consulting. The mission of Peace of the Earth Farm is to help spread organic agricultural knowledge and provide an environment that supplies organic food and an outdoor educational environment to our community. In other words, the goal of Peace of the Earth farm is to use farming as an avenue to help grow and connect our community.

The purpose of this campaign is to raise money for some much needed projects on the farm. Primarily these funds will help us, 1- organically rehabilitate our soil; 2-purchase infrastructure for a self serve farm stand; and 3- purchase a deer fence for the farm. Our campaign fundraising goal will help us acquire the bare minimum for these projects and will specifically help us acquire: well composted manure, organic lime soil amendment, soil testing, organic cover crop seeds, a small walk-in refrigerator, sliding glass door refrigeration unit, and mesh wire electric livestock fencing. If we raise more than expected with this campaign we will use the funds to purchase higher quality materials for these projects as well as other projects on the farm.  

POTE farm's vegetables, herbs and flowers are available seasonally through our community supported agriculture program, self serve farm stand, and several local restaurants. Our consulting services are geared towards organic agriculture and gardening and are available to both large and small farms,businessesschools, and individuals. Peace of the Earth Farm also fosters the learning of aspiring farmers and gardeners by offering internships and workshops. We’d love to hear from you, please contact us with any question you might have.

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    Packet of Peace of the Earth Farm White Russian Kale seeds. This is a tasty variety that will survive well into the winter and go to seed with edible flowers the following spring.

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    Packet of Peace of the Earth Farm Sunflower seeds. This is a mixed variety that will add color, beauty, and nectar to your garden for bumblebees, butterflies, and birds.

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    Set of two folded note cards featuring a Peace of the Earth Farm landscape, photo courtesy of Josh Sitter.

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    Grab bag of 10 awesome seed packets. Each year we cycle out seeds that we are no longer growing. This seed is still perfectly good, in fact some seed packets have not even been opened (we often receive free seeds as gifts). All the seed is natural and most are certified organic and heirlooms.

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    Peace of the Earth Farm T-Shirt with Peace of the Earth Farm's signature beet.

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    Peace of the Earth Farm's garden kit: includes a combination of 5 essential vegetable garden seed packets as well as detailed planting instructions.

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    One Peace of the Earth Farm Large Wild Flower Bouquet delivered locally to you or someone special.

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    A book written by our friend and intern, Josh Sitter, all about farming and his adventures in "wwoofing". We are featured in his book too!!

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    Beautiful framed 8"x11" photograph of Peace of the Earth Farm. Photo by Josh Sitter.

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    Farm Tour and "U-Pick" experience. We invite you and a guest to the farm for a detailed farm tour and comprehensive picking of your choice of farm vegetables, flowers, and herbs.

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    Free vegetable gardening advice, plus a free and extensive consultation at your home or business. I will also design your vegetable garden and draw up plans for your garden (Local Gift only)

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    Workshop for you and up to 5 friends on just about any farmy subject.

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    Dinner for you and a guest on the farm. We will serve a handcrafted meal fashioned from all local ingredients (most of them from Peace of the Earth Farm). Farm tour, wine, and laughter are included.

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