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Companies blocked from using West Coast ports to export fossil fuels keep seeking workarounds

Sociologists who have studied how people in the Northwest respond to proposals for large energy facilities in their communities point to factors that could make it significantly harder for local communities to have a say in the development.

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A Learning Approach to Strengthening Farmers’ Markets

Farmers' markets play a significant and expanding role in ensuring the viability of America's small farms and the vitality of its towns. Although their importance in the food distribution system is growing, they are poorly understood. At the local level, most farmers’ markets lack the resources, the information and the skill that they need to document their role in the community and to plan for the future.

By Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, | Article

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Sidebar: Sales climb in most sectors; poultry, field crops fall

Feb 25, 2004
Overall, 2003 gross sales of Oregon agricultural commodities rose significantly over year-earlier levels, but some sectors of Oregon agriculture did not perform as well as others.

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Building a Small Farm Cooperative

Hello, I am interested in starting a small farm. There are currently 7 people that I have partnered with and we are all interested in living and working on the farm. If you have any insight or suggestions on where to start and how to plan this undertaking they would be most appreciated. We are...

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