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]
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 Honeybees play a vital role, both in nature and in agriculture. They are responsible for pollinating many of our fruit and v...
by Nate Rafn Episode 73 takes us to some interesting places. First, we visit Heritage Farms Northwest and listen to a symphony of snorts...
by Nate Rafn I often hear from people who are looking for a reliable source of high quality, local pork. Oregon is home to dozens of pigs...
A recent article from The Seattle Times highlighted a Seattle resident who captures and eats squirrels from her own back yard. [Read Full A...
Nate poses next to a 20-foot-wide grain-harvesting machine with Jesus Alonso, shop supervisor with Staunton Farms.
by T.C. Savage May 13 is National Fruit Cocktail Day, so it seems appropriate to offer a recipe using the once-ubiquitous fruit blend. Th...
Posted by Nate Rafn Have you ever wondered about the true quality of organic eggs at the grocery store? The Cornucopia Institute, based ...