Tom Henrich, volunteer miller at the historic Cedar Creek Grist Mill museum, a working hydro-powered mill near Woodland, Washington talks about what led to the demise of these mills in the early 1900’s.
Organic farmer, and former forester, Anthony Boutard, speaks about the meaning for him of his cornfield. Not just during the more active periods of the growing seasons, but over the dormancy of winter, his cornfields serve as a sanctuary for insects, birds, and other wildlife, helping preserve a vibrant ecosystem that extends beyond just the idea of producing yields of edible corn.
Bill Zimmerman, a small farmer in Vancouver, Washington talks about the approaching urban growth boundary (UGB) that may soon encompass his farm.
Manuel Recio, of Viridian Farms, takes us on a guided tour of the many star attractions, his Basque peppers, that are growing on his Dayton, Oregon farm.
A positive step in the direction of helping to develop a regional food system.