Business Briefs — Oct. 4, 2017

Farm stand now open

River Run Farm has opened a farm stand at 2800 Woodcock Rd., across from Woodcock Demonstration Garden, to provide certified organic produce directly to the community. Founded by “young farmers with a passion for growing quality vegetables and community,” the farm is in its fourth year of business, owners say. Fall hours are 10 a.m.-dark, Wednesday through Saturday. Buying bulk quantities of the farm stand vegetables for home canning, juicing or fermenting projects can be arranged via the e-mail address posted at the stand.

River Run Farm is enrolling members for its 2017 Fall Farmshare program which runs for seven weeks beginning Oct. 9. Learn more about the farm at riverrun.farm, on Facebook and/or and Instagram.

Tourism summit on tap

Dubbed “Raising the Tide – A Culture of Collaboration,” the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission’s 2017 Tourism Summit is set for 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, and 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

Keynote speakers are Todd Davidson, Chief Executive Officer of Travel Oregon, and Deana Scott, Chief Executive Officer of Raving Consulting. Workshops include topics such as “Social Media Strategies,” “Cooperative Sales Promos,” “Two Nation Vacation” and “Plans for the Value Season.”

Registration is being done through the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce at www.chambersignups.com.

Safety fair set at The Home Depot

A safety fair for the community is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in The Home Depot parking lot, 1145 W. Washington St. Youths can make a fire truck at an activity station, and local businesses and organizations such as Ben’s Bikes, Costco, Fire District 3 and the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand. Call 360-582-1620 or see www.homedepot.com.

L&I opens Sequim office

The Washington State Department of Labor &Industries opened their new office this week in Sequim. The office is at 542 W. Washington St., Suite C. Call 360-417-2700 for more information.

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