January 9, 2012
Food and Farm News Round-Up: GM corn, Small Farms Conference, Salem's top restaurant
Here are a few stories that caught our eye this week:
Oregon Tilth reported on Dow Chemical's new 2,4-D-tolerant corn and the campaign aiming to halt USDA approval. [Read More]
Registration is open for the 12th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference at Oregon State University on February 25th. Workshops at the conference will cover several topics including rainwater harvesting, developing a business plan, and marketing. [Read More]
Voting is underway for Salem's best restaurants in Eat Salem's Top Pick 2012. The deadline for voting is January 15th. [Read More]
Spring is just around the corner, which means it's time to start planning your garden! This year's gardening guide features sever...
The president of Marion-Polk Food Share (MPFS) has announced that he will step down on January 31st 2013. Ron Hays joined Marion-Polk Food ...
by Nate Rafn Mayonnaise is a staple food that almost everyone keeps in the fridge- usually next to the ketchup and mustard. It appears in ...
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by Nate Rafn Goats are fascinating animals. They have a varied diet, which includes plants that other livestock refuse to eat. Goats wi...
by Nate Rafn Oregon is home to a wide array of edible mushrooms, both wild and cultivated. Wild mushrooms are often served at fine resta...