Why a Farm Tour on the KP?

The Key Peninsula has a long history of farming dating back to the late 1800s. While mainly subsistence farming, the footprint of our long farming history remains. The Key Peninsula Farm Council takes an active role in promoting existing farms, fostering argicultural education, and working to preserve and grow the farming community.

The Key Peninsula Farm Tour was established in 2006 by Trillium Creek Winery as a participant of Pierce County/WSU HarvestFEST. Local farmers set up a sub-committee of the Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC), and assumed responsibility for the farm tours when government funding for the program was depleted.

The Longbranch Improvement Club (LIC) Fiber Arts Show joined the tour in 2007, Key Peninsula Gateway Park in 2012, and the Key Pen Fire Department Firehouse Pancake Breakfast in 2013. Presently around one dozen farms participate in the event each year. In 2019 we’re adding a second day of activities including an apple squeeze event.

Est 2006

The KP Farm Council Mission

To promote and participate in the awareness and education about Key Peninsula farms

KP Farm Council Goals

Supporting Local Farms

Provide public awareness of our local farms and their services.

Fund raising

To help us promote farms and provide educational opportunities we produce several farm related fundraisers throughout the year. 

Agricultural Education

Provide learning opportunities for local farmers and the community.

Year round activities

Farm Tour, Farm to Table dinners, Apple Squeeze, free classes

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