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Maud Powell

Small Farms

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About Maud Powell, OSU Extension Small Farms Faculty: Maud has an M.A. from Antioch University Seattle in Environment and Community Studies, and received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Comparative Religion. She and her husband have owned and operated Wolf Gulch Farm, a small diversified vegetable and seed farm, in the Little Applegate Valley, for ten years. Maud worked for four years as the Project Manager for the Siskiyou Sustainable Cooperative, and currently coordinates their Community Supported Agriculture Program. Maud is passionate about reinvigorating rural communities by strengthening local economies and increasing food and fiber production.

Content by Maud Powell

Introduction to Pasture and Grazing Management in Western Oregon

Farmers and ranchers new to pasture management in the Pacific Northwest can learn the basics of establishing and maintaining a productive pasture for their livestock.

Melissa Fery, David Hannaway, Maud Powell, Garry Stephenson | Dec 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Helping small farmers in southern Oregon

Small farms have sprouted across southwestern Oregon like the seeds they plant. The growth comes as interest in local foods increases, retirees buy small acreages, and ambitious Generation Xers and Yers look for back-to-the-land ...

Maud Powell, Aluna Michelle | Nov 2013 | Video

Is Starting a Farm Stand Right for You?

Learn what's needed to start a farm stand business on your farm, from how to get land-use permits to make sure your farm stand is legal, to the details of the business, like developing a marketing plan and making road ...

Maud Powell, Melissa Fery | Mar 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Designing a Whole Farm System

Whole Farming Principles and Strategies

Maud Powell, Nick Andrews, Melissa Matthewson, Shelley Elkovich, Gwendolyn Ellen, Tim Franklin, Don Tipping | Jul 2015 | Article

Seed Saving Basics

Summer and autumn are the seasons when many gardeners and farmers are out in their fields collecting vegetable, fruit and flower seeds for the next season. Seed saving is an excellent way to engage in the worldwide movement ...

Maud Powell | Mar 2010 | Article

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