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Jessica Gigot, PhD


Jessica Gigot is a poet, farmer, teacher, and musician. On the farm she is passionate about offering experiences that foster creativity, kindness, and place-based living.

Her first collection of poems, Flood Patterns, was published by Antrim House Books in November 2015. Her poems have been published in several journals including Orion, Poetry Northwest, and The Hopper, and she has recent essays in Taproot and Gastronomica. In addition to farming and writing, Jessica has pursued education in soil health and holistic medicine and she completed her 200-hr YTT certification in 2019.

July 2021

July 11

Let’s Talk About Sheep, Baby!

Do you love sheep? Are you interested in raising sheep? This 1-hr, online class will go over the basics of raising sheep, including feed and care, breed, essential routines, and important considerations. There will be a short presentation, meet & greet with some of our sheep, and ample time to ask questions.

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August 2021

August 1

The Poetics of Food

As public health and food shortage fears loom, there has been a resurgence of interest in growing and understanding food and farms. Come to our farm (*virtually*) for a 2-hour online writing workshop that celebrates local flavors and the art of making food. Through delicious prose and poetry we will write together and explore, in our own words, why and how good food really matters. No prior writing experience required. A short reading packet will be provided before the class.

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