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Composting at Winter Green Farm Improves Soil Health and Protects Water Quality

Jul 2013
In 1980 Jack Gray and Mary Jo Wade started Winter Green Farm just 20 miles west of Eugene, five years later Wali and Jabrila Via joined them and in 2009 long-time employees Chris Overbaugh and Shannon Shipp-Overbaugh also took joint ownership of the farm. The farm is certified organic and Salmon Safe by Oregon Tilth and also uses biodynamic methods. They strive to create...

By Nick Andrews | Article

Organic blueberry growers can compete successfully with commercial operations

Dec 18, 2017
10-year study shows trio of production methods for best results

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Fresh Market Organic Strawberry Research

May 2018
It’s strawberry season and even we have caught strawberry fever! The Mid-Valley Small Farms team is excited to announce that they are conducting new research on strawberry production. This Research and Extension program, supported by the Oregon Strawberry Commission, will focus on best practices for organic and conventional, day-neutral strawberries for fresh market.

By Victoria Binning | Article