Category Archives: marketing

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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Vibrant Passion

Take two young women from the city (one from Portland, one from San Francisco), add a course at Portland State University in Urban Farming, mix with concerns about the way food has become less healthy, season with hands-on learning combined … Continue reading

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Controlling Growing Wild

Andre and Sheila Jaillet had a simple idea: find a flat piece of land in Oregon’a Willamette Valley and raise food for their family. Sheila had had a backyard garden growing up in Nebraska, but Andre’s experience in the San … Continue reading

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Delivered to Your Door!!!

Want eggs? Meat? Dressings? Honey? Wood chips for smoking? Milk and ice cream? and so so so much more. If you haven’t discovered the EASY way to get farm fresh and local food into your kitchen, do it NOW. ¬†Go … Continue reading

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FREE Movie Night

The third Thursday of each month the Dairy Creek Community Food Web, together with the Forest Grove Grange, shows a film for free!! These films are usually about food or something related to thinking about the local economy. If you … Continue reading

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Diversification Makes Cents

Although her parents had long moved away, on a drive to check out her old childhood home on the ridge above Newberg, Ranee Solmonsson passed a parcel of land that was for sale. It turned out to be 9 acres … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Choosing Local Items for the Holidays

Traditional toys and handmade items from local artisans make unique gifts, give you real value & support your local economy. Join your friends & neighbors in the experience of supporting local merchants in town. ¬†Cheers! 1. Stick to local independent … Continue reading

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