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Agriculture, food distribution, the future
January 23 7:50 am
ON CHICK-FIL-A (rant deconstructed, go deeper, help them understand, less emotions, explain more about our supply food chain and barriers to getting good food into the market)
Following an impassioned rant inspired by the crowds of people who attended the opening of Chick-fil-A in Bend, Oregon this week, I sit here with my coffee dedicating my morning to an attempt to go deeper and go beyond emotion, and make this event (hopefully?) a teaching moment. Sometimes, I forget how much I didn’t know just 3 years ago, and so from where I stand now it can...
Water Issues in Central Oregon
Hello friends, this is a piece I've been meaning to write for a month and I'm glad to have finally taken the time to sit and write this down. This is written as a letter to submit to the US Fish and Wildlife Service as they review a proposed draft of the Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan submitted by the water board of our region. Even if you don't live in Oregon, if you live in the West this sort of issue is no doubt at play in your region as water in the west is complicated and founded on...
Fall Musings; returning to the workshop and a profound evolution of systems.
Alas, a moment to sit at my computer with a cup of coffee to have a slow morning of writing and records. Honestly, I’ve been dreaming of feeling this slowing down for a while now, but harvest on the farm this year has extended a bit later than usual. My eyes feel heavy and my shoulders are tight; there are still 4 acres of hemp plants to hang in the barn but for some reason this Sunday feels like finally there is a shift, we are nearly done with this growing season and my mind is relaxed enough to finally...
Holiday Party at Ship John in Portland, Oregon - December 15
Showcasing the Limited Edition collaboration collection featuring artwork by Jim Krantz.
Spring 2019 Build Your Own Custom Hat Workshop