[montanafood_ag] FW: MOA Farm Tour - July 9th, 2016 - Quinn Farm & Ranch with The Oil Barn

tammy howard tammyh at ncat.org
Fri Jul 1 13:16:44 MDT 2016


 

Apologies for cross posting. Hope you can make it!

 

From: Montana Organic Association [mailto:montanaorganicassociation at gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, July 01, 2016 9:49 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: MOA Farm Tour - July 9th, 2016 - Quinn Farm & Ranch with The Oil Barn

 



 

Montana Organic Association Presents

Organic Farm Tour

Quinn Farm & Ranch with The Oil Barn

July 9, 2016 9:30am

Quinn Farm & Ranch has been 100% Certified Organic for nearly 30

years and grows Kamut® khorasan wheat, ancient winter wheat,

peas, barley, safflower, clover, alfafa as well experimental plots of dry

land produce including squash, potatoes, sweet corn and painted

mountain corn. There is also an experimental orchard with many

varieties of apples, plumbs and berry bushes.

The Oil Barn is an on-farm oilseed processing facility that specializes in organic high-oleic safflower

oil for culinary and cosmetic purposes. The Oil Barn recovers used cooking oil from its customers,

processes it and uses it to fuel farm equipment.

Tours during the event will include:

• An organic orchard

• Speaker Jerry Bergman of NDSU

• Dry land vegetable plots

• Rotation and experimental plots

• Ancient and Modern wheat plots

• The Oil Barn production facility and

waste oil processing equipment

• Marketing organic grain

• Principles of organic agriculture and

transitioning to organic production

• Bread & pizza making demonstrations

Tour is free, open to the public and lunch and supper will be provided.

 

Register: Bob Quinn 406-378-3105 or Andrew Long 406-378-2106

 

Directions: Tour will be at 333 Kamut Lane, Big Sandy, MT 59520.

>From Big Sandy: Turn southeast on Hwy 236 (also called Judith Landing Rd.) Head 12 miles down

Hwy 236. At 12 miles make a hard right onto Kamut Ln. Take Kamut Ln about 1/3 mile and turn left

up the paved driveway.

>From Winifred: Take Hwy 236 from Winifred 53 miles (about 50 miles is gravel and you will cross the

PN Bridge). About 3 miles after the paved road begins you’ll see a group of mailboxes and you’ll take

a gradual left onto Kamut Ln. Take Kamut Ln about 1/3 mile and turn left up the paved drive.

 

The Montana Organic Association is a non-proft organization advocating and promoting organic agriculture

for the highest good of the people, the environment and the state’s economy.

Funding to support the 2016 MOA Farm Tours is provided by a Western Sustainable Agriculture Research &

Education (SARE) grant through Montana State University, Organic Advisory & Education Council, Montana Farmers

Union, Montana Milling Inc., Organic Valley, and Montana Flour and Grain.

www <http://www.MontanaOrganicAssociation.org> .MontanaOrganicAssociation.org / www.facebook.com/montanaorganic <http://www.facebook.com/montanaorganic> 

 

 



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