Spring Hill Organic Farm

Owners: Jamie Kitzrow & Lisa Schwartz Crew: 30 people in the summer, 8 in the winter, and 20 to help at farmers’ markets Location: North Albany Acreage: 45 acres Since: 1990 What do you grow? We’re strictly vegetables. We grow 18 items for Organically Grown Company’s wholesale distribution network, with…

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La Mancha Ranch and Orchard

Owners: David Landis and Anita Azarenko Crew size: one full-time and up to 6 part-time Acreage farmed: 160 Years in operation: 45 years of beef cattle; 22 years in fruit and hazelnuts La Mancha Ranch and Orchard grows certified organic apples, cherries, peaches, apricots, pears, table grapes, asparagus, plums and…

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Gathering Together Farm

John Eveland and Sally Brewer have been running Gathering Together Farm (GTF) for 27 years. In that time they’ve become indispensable to the Co-op, to local farmers’ markets, to lovers of fresh and delicious food, and to the Willamette Valley itself. John and Sally each come from a long line…

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Mushroomery

Owners: Jennifer and Dustin Olsen Crew Size: 4 including our 2 children, Audric, age 17; Sunny, age 9 Location: Lebanon, OR, In the foothills of the Cascade Mountains Acreage: 14 acres How long have you been in operation:  7 years. We’ve been selling to the Co-op that entire time. What…

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