“The days are getting colder and Pacific Northwesterners are beginning to move in out of the rain … Local farmers have harvested all but the last hardy crop and are looking forward to their annual winter hibernation.” Article profiles eight farmers: Rent’s Due Ranch, Many Hands blueberries, Scott Leach Orchards, Mark LaPierre, Full Circle Farm, Twin Springs Farms, George and Apple Otte, and Dungeness Organic Produce.
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Sound Consumer, November 2004
For your delicious centerpiece, you can trust PCC for dozens of great-tasting natural meat choices. Turkey and the trimmings may take center stage on your dinner table this month, but a sweet ending to a hearty fall meal is always appreciated. And
You’ve seen their faces and perhaps have met them outside PCC’s stores — the friendly vendors selling Real Change News, the bi-weekly newspaper on homeless issues. Your purchase of the paper makes a big difference in their lives.
Tim and Joan Diestel have a passion for doing things the old-fashioned way. Every day, they still “walk the flock” and visit their birds, a tradition dating back nearly 80 years. That’s when Tim’s great-uncle, Ernest Bottini, started raising range-grown turkeys.
This month’s report includes thank-you cards sent to farmers with a Farmland Fund donation, Employee Matching Gift Program, a report on the Delta Farm, Bennington Place news, and the donor roster for September 1 – 30, 2004.