Sustainable Design Focus of Farm Tour
By Grit Staff | Aug 5, 2014
The Sustainable Living and Farming Tour September 13 and 14 is an opportunity to see how 14 homes and businesses worked to become sustainable. This self-guided tour will visit straw-bale houses, alpaca farms, off-grid homes, and organic gardens that demonstrate different methods of sustainability. Ellen Gray, the executive director of Washington Sustainable Food/Farming Network, will kick off the weekend with a talk the evening of September 12. To purchase tickets, visit Simply Living Farm.
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