Category Archives: communication

You Thought the Polls Were Closed!

The recent GMO labeling vote once again raised a concern: how do we know what we’re getting when we buy food?? Yamhill Valley Grown is a way for consumers who want to get fresh ripe produce or locally raised meat … Continue reading

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Teach a Person to Garden….and They Can Eat

With all the discussion about making local food available to communities there usually comes a time when those markets are criticized for being exclusionary. ¬†Primarily because local food tends to be produced by small farmers, and small farmers do not … Continue reading

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The Things You Can Learn at the Library!!

I like to read so one of the early things I do when I move to a new town is get a library card. McMinnville has some services I had not experienced in other places; for example, they email about … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Like Local Food?

A couple of weeks ago I told you about Lori Pillsbury and Tim Elliott. They own Mended Fences Farm and are renovating space on Carlton’s Main Street for the Farmers Plate and Pantry. There you will be able to buy … Continue reading

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Oh no…not again!

Fresh farm food delivered right to my door! How much easier can it be? But I forgot to order again! Feeling rather old and forgetful, I stopped what I was doing and programmed my phone to remind me every Wednesday … Continue reading

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Who are the people who enjoy fresh farm food?

Who are the people excited about the growing availability of fresh farm food?¬† Yamhill Valley Grown ¬†connects local farmers and consumers in a new way! Surveys have identified many different motivations for enjoying this amazing service that brings food right … Continue reading

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