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Local Farmer Grows Beans from the Basque Region

Local Farmer Grows Beans from the Basque Region

Manuel Recio, of Veridian Farms, shows us some of the uncommon types of beans that he grows from the Basque region of Spain and Southern France. One of the beans shown in this video are grown by only 9 farmers in the world!

Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is dairy farming right for you? In this video, dairyman, Garry Hansen shares his perspective of the lifestyle, what he loves about being a dairy farmer.

Nancy’s Homemade Goat Pillows

Nancy’s Homemade Goat Pillows

Nancy Arcement came upon the idea of making cuddly goat pillows out of chenille bedspreads and remnant pieces of upholstery fabric.

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

Marge Braker, a home economics instructor, shows us how to can crushed tomatoes using a boiling-water canner.

An Urban Farmer in the City

An Urban Farmer in the City

For two years, urban farmer Amanda Morse has grown food almost year-round on her farm in Portland. She markets her food to local restaurants and to customers direct through her farm stand.