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We are looking for a new farmer

Blog: Riverview Farms   -   Friday October 23, 2009   -   By Charlotte and Wes

We are currently looking for a full-time person to work on our farm.  We offer housing, food, and pay.  A 2 year commitment is necessary.  You will learn all aspects of farming from marketing to cleaning up after pigs to growing veggies. ...

Maybe I'll Get a 10-Foot Picking Ladder

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Tuesday June 30, 2009   -   By Walter

I was a fruit tramp (i.e. migrant worker specializing in fruit) for eight years, from 1974 to 1982. I started with cherries, usually in Washington in June, but one year I started in Lodi, California, in May. Then came the Columbia Gorge cherries - first White...

The People Who Feed Us

Blog: Interfaith Food and Farms Partnership   -   Friday November 21, 2008   -   By Sarah

Last night I attended a panel discussion sponsored by Slow Food Portland about the plight of farm workers in Oregon.  The event was inspired by ediblePortland magazine's summer 2008 cover story entitled "The People Who Feed Us," a story which...

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