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Quiet Owl Farm

Getting to Know Quiet Owl Farm (Farm A to Z)

Several months ago, Rosie from Quiet Owl Farm stopped by my blog and asked if I’d mind adding her to the list of farm blogs I have here. It took me a bit to get around to updating it, but since there, I have enjoyed checking out her story of building toward a farm in Hillsboro, […]

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a mint field

A Learning Day at an Oregon Grass Seed Farm VIDEO

A couple of years ago, I spent almost two weeks out west just rambling around, visiting friends, etc. I flew into Portland, Oregon and started my trek south until I flew home from Fresno, California. I called it my Oregon-California Roadtrip. I was sharing some of the trip as I went, but I was learning […]

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close up photos of raspberries on the bush

VIDEO: Picking Our Own Strawberries or Raspberries at an Oregon Berry Farm

Last week I was in Oregon for work and one of the great things about my job is that sometimes it’s so much fun I forget I’m working! I went on a farm tour with a bunch of folks. We went to Bushue Family Farm Market and Nursery, a family owned and operated nursery located […]

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purple iris closeup

Left Wordless By Visiting a Flower Farm — Lots of Irises & Peonies!

Last weekend I was in Oregon for work. As I headed back to Portland from Salem, I saw a flower farm and decided to get off of the interstate. I didn’t doubleback to that farm, but luckily I caught a sign for another one — it was Brooks Gardens in Brooks, OR (Brooks Gardens website, […]

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Main Street Historic Jacksonville

Historic Main Street in Jacksonville, Oregon

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Touring a Sawmill in Northern California VIDEO

One of the more unique stops during my trip through Oregon and California this winter, thanks to my Twitter friend Mark Lathrop aka Twitter’s @SustainableWood, was a visit to a saw mill in Anderson, California. The only other time I had seen a sawmill, was a very small one in India without many modern technologies. This sawmill was […]

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Wahkeena Falls

Wordless Memories of Waterfalls Near Portland, OR

Still remembering my Thanksgiving vacation aka my OR-CA Roadtrip! So many great days and great people. This was a day spent with a college friend & his family near Portland, Oregon. Some incredible waterfalls! The first one is a series called Wahkeena Falls and the bigger one is Multnomah Falls.     Related articles Waterfall […]

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