The 30 acre Eggert Family Organic Farm is located on Animal Sciences Road directly east of the main Pullman campus. The Organic Farm operates through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. The Organic Farm was first certified organic in 2004 and remains certified by the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
The Organic Farm is committed to education, research, and extension. As a teaching farm the primary goal is to pass on the skills necessary to grow organic fruits and vegetables in an intensive small-scale environment. The farm is available to the WSU scientific community to conduct organic research projects. In addition, the farm strives to provide fresh produce to local food banks and non-profits.
Today’s consumers care about where their food comes from and how it is grown. Washington State University is a leader in organic agricultural research and education. The Eggert Family Organic Farm expands and enhances on the institutions current Organic Farm into a 30 acre model farm showcasing cutting edge technology and innovation.
“We care about where our food comes from, we care how it is grown, and we care about the footprint we leave behind.” – Dr. John Reganold, Regents Professor of Soil Science and Agroecology