Cherry growers throughout Washington state are eligible to use this program to house their seasonal employees.
Rent-A-Tent is a Washington State Department of Community Trade and Economic Development (CTED) program operated by the Washington Growers League.
Important guidelines for growers who want to participate in the Rent-A-Tent program:
Tents are approximately 14' x 24' and are provided with seven folding cots each. The cost per tent with cots is $12 per night, including delivery, set-up and removal.
Once a grower has established a facility and is ready to rent tents, the grower must sign a rental contract with the Washington Growers League. Contracts are renewed annually.
WGL will schedule delivery and set-up times with individual growers, depending on the grower's needs. WGL will deliver and set up the tents and folding cots on the tent pads provided by the grower. At the end of the season, WGL will clean and sanitize the tents and cots and remove them for storage until the following season.
The grower is responsible for maintaining the tents while they are in use.
For more information about the Rent-A-Tent program,
contact Cody Chrismer, WGL Housing Program Manager
at (509) 895-9140 or use the contact form below.
Updated December 2016
Sage Bluff Seasonal Housing
in Malaga, WA
in Cashmere, WA
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