Visit to a Lavender Farm

Visit to a Lavender Farm

These are a few images from a recent visit to an organic lavender farm in Yamhill, Oregon. The farm rests on 30 acres of land in the Northwest portion of the Willamette Valley.

Food.Farmer.Earth Newsletter: Staple Foods

Food.Farmer.Earth Newsletter: Staple Foods

Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Staple Foods—A visit to a Fill Your Pantry event where eaters can buy staple foods in bulk direct from farmers. A chef video demonstrates how to make black-eyed peas and cornbread, the weekly roundup of interesting content from around the web, and more…

Fill Your Pantry: Building Local Food Economies

Buying Bulk Foods: Fill Your Pantry

Fill Your Pantry, an annual post-harvest event seeks to establish a regional food economy that benefits Willamette Valley farmers, consumers, and the local community.

California Judge Allows 2010 Genetically Engineered Beet Harvest

March 16, 2010. Despite the successful outcome in September 2009 of a Federal lawsuit brought by The Center For Food Safety, Earth Justice, and other environmental groups against the USDA to require an environmental statement before allowing GM sugar beets to be grown, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled yesterday to allow the 2009 […]