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Open House May 19

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April 15, 2024

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On May 19, come join us for a behind-the-scenes look at our historic ranch. We'll be offering ranch tours, prairie walks, and burgers, of course!

Colvin Ranch is home to some of the last remaining native prairies in Southwest Washington, and you'll get to see up close how we use conservation grazing practices to protect the native plants and animals that live alongside our livestock.

Stop by from 11 am to 3 pm for free activities, including tours of our historic ranch, a prairie walk with plant experts from NRCS and US Fish & Wildlife, and live music from Briarfinch. 

We'll be offering a limited number of Colvin Ranch hamburgers grilled up by our friends from Simply Organic Cafe & Catering for $5. Place your order in advance to make sure you get one before we're sold out!

Date: May 19

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Colvin Ranch

Free activities: Ranch tour, prairie walk, kids activities, and more

Order hamburgers: Place your order in advance online for a Colvin Ranch grass-fed burger with house-made condiments by Simply Organic Cafe & Catering, plus their delicious fries! 

Learn about the native prairies of Southwest Washington, local conservation efforts, and how family farms provide local food for the community.

We look forward to seeing you at the ranch!

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