Cultivating New Farmers
June 13, 2005
The "buy local" trend has had a tremendous impact on agriculture in the Portland metro area.
Farmers markets are popping up everywhere; more people are buying weekly boxes of organic produce from specialty farms; and chefs are shaping their menus based on ingredients from local fields.
This trend has brought some new faces to agriculture, and it's finally reaching a group with a lifetime of farming expertise.
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