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The farm has been Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), since 1993. We recently re-certified with CCOF.
With a combination of good soil, water, organic and sustainable growing practices, and careful selection of varieties that would grow in the local climate, the blueberries harvested from Sierra Cascade Farm have been consistently outstanding in quality and flavor.
We grow organically for a number of reasons: healthy work and living environment, agricultural benefits, environmental benefits. In his 30 years of farming, John has always been concerned with the relationship between agricultural practices and the health of the environment. He has a BS in Agriculture and an MS in International
Agricultural Development, which he put to use during a 5-year employment abroad during the early 80Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½?Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â¢Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â¯Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â¿Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â½?Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â¯Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â¿Ã¯Â¿Â½?Ã?Â½?s. He has always grown some kind of food crop annually throughout and since leaving college. John now runs a non-profit organization that restores riparian habitat on many rivers in California (River Partners), in addition to the blueberry farm.
(This listing was last updated on Mar 4, 2013)