Registration opens for Ebey’s conference

Registration opened this week for the fourth Ebey’s Forever Conference.

Hosted by the Trust Board of Ebey’s Reserve and its partners, the conference and community event will be held Nov. 4-5, and this year’s program promises family fun, field trips and workshops, and fresh food.

Roylene Rides at the Door, Washington state conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will give the keynote address.

Rides at the Door, who grew up on her family’s ranch on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana where she learned how to care for the land, will speak on sustaining our fragile land.

The event kicks off Friday, Nov. 4 with a free “Celebrating Rural Character(s)” potluck that features pioneer stories, live bluegrass and a homemade dinner at the Crockett Barn. The workshop sessions Saturday morning, Nov. 5 will be held at the Camp Casey Conference Center. Afternoon field trips will let attendees hike some new trails, tour historic buildings and enjoy a taste-off featuring Ebey’s famous Rockwell beans prepared by local chefs and farmers.

For the full program and to register, go to

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