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Autumnal Scenes

October 10, 2013 · 2 comments

Well, fall is here for realz. We’ve mostly gotten over mourning the loss of summer and are now embracing all things autumnal. Delicata squash, leeks, and kale are back in our regular meal rotations. I tried to hold off on those three because I know that’s mostly what I’ll be eating for the next six […]


A couple weeks ago, I visited my friend Abby Meadow in her home outside Florence, Oregon. It was supposed to be a social visit, and in the end it was, but when I stepped into her studio for the first time, I knew I had to take some photos. Abby was nice enough to oblige. […]


I wanted to share a few photos from the recent fundraiser barbecue we had at the Marys River Grange. I’ve talked about the MRG before (here and here), but just to recap, the “Marys River Grange” is both a physical building and a loose collective of local folks of which I am the “master” (kinda […]


                          The Marys River Grange is holding its November monthly meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, November 2) with a potluck at 6:30 and business at 7:00. I tell you this because I really want you to come and be a part of this unusual and […]


The Grange

April 20, 2011 · 8 comments

The Grange (Order of Patrons of Husbandry) is a national agrarian organization that is dedicated to community service. Founded in the post Civil-War era, The Grange served as a gathering place that allowed farmers the opportunity to communicate with one another and advocate for higher prices for their commodities and for fair treatment in business […]