Relentless wintry weather in Oregon and Washington means tragedy for many cattle ranches
Intense winter weather means tragedy for cattle farmers. Find out more here.
By Anna King (Northwest News Network)
In a remote part of southeast Oregon, about the only oasis for a hundred-mile stretch of highway is the Oasis Cafe in Juntura. Travelers come in for hot coffee served in hulking Styrofoam cups, and to gather near the wood stove.
Rancher Glenn Harris, from Drewsy, said this spring’s bitter cold has been devastating for newborn calves.
“We had about two feet of snow at least, on top of five or six inches of ice,” Harris said of a storm last month. “Those calves are…
Seed to Table in Sisters extends growing season in a big way
The growing season for produce at Seed to Table in Sisters is more than half the year. Learn more about S2T here.
SISTERS, Ore. (KTVZ) – The 2022 growing season has proven to be better than Seed to Table Executive Director Audrey Tehan hoped for.
“Wow! What an incredible season it’s been. With a combination of our greenhouse expansions, warm October weather, and our amazing farm team’s experiences we will be continuing the produce share through November 16th!” said Tehan. “We have 110 families in our produce share. They’ve received S2T produce for 30 weeks this year!”
This will make S2T produce share (also known as a CSA- Community Supported Agriculture) one of the longest running shares in Central Oregon…