Small Farm Certification Class

MEDFORD, Ore. –  Small farm owners are getting a lesson on how to set their farm apart in the marketplace. The OSU Extension Office held a Small Farm Certification class at Hanley Farm Monday night. Farmers received information from experts on how to use different certifications, like “organic” to market their farm to potential customers. … Continue reading »

4-H Program Faces Cut

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Jackson County looks to cut the budget and to avoid dipping into the rainy day fund. A huge cut looms for Jackson County’s OSU Extension Office and it could leave nearly 40 people without a job. The county’s budget committee approved the cuts. If approved by commissioners, several resources and education programs will be eliminated … Continue reading »

Sustainable Table: Seed Saving

MEDFORD, Ore. – It was a practice essential to our ancestors for thousands of years: if they didn’t save the seeds from one year to the next the consequences were simple: they didn’t eat. Seed saving is still going on, especially this time of year. Tuesday night, curious gardeners gathered at Jackson County’s OSU Extension … Continue reading »