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Native Coloration Farm and Fiber

Farm title: Native Coloration Farm and Fiber

Farmer title: Emily Tzeng

Location: Puyallup, Washington 

conventional homelands of the Puyallup Tribe

Acreage (owned, leased): Personal 12 acres, lease 1-5 acres from a neighbor for grazing & crops

Kind of livestock: Small flock of Finn sheep, for wool and meat

Farm crew measurement: Self, husband has an off-farm job but in addition helps on farm. Often have crew of 2-4 part-time individuals from March-November

Merchandise: Naturally-dyed yarns and fibers, Finnsheep lambs, greens, significantly East Asian varieties

Markets: Farmers market, CSA, meals financial institution contracts, on-line gross sales through web site

ICLS practices: Grazing cowl crops, terminating crops, cleansing up discipline residue and weeds, on-farm compost

Years in operation: since 2018

Years licensed natural: Have been transitioning since 2020, 2023 is first yr licensed



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