Extreme Heat Not So Bad for Some Farms

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jim Davidian’s vineyard bakes under the hot sun. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “We’re going to have some luscious, fully-flavored grapes, and we’re going to make some really good wine,” said Davidian. Many wish for a break from the harsh heat, but not him. For his winery, Caprice, this … Continue reading »

Farmer’s Market Week Wraps Up

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Triple digit temperatures didn’t scare away visitors or vendors from Jacksonville’s Farmers Market on Sunday. Applegate Valley farmer Tyson Fehrman moved from Wisconsin earlier this year and opened By George Farm. He sees farmer’s markets as a great platform for getting his farm’s name out there. “Exposure, getting our name out there.  … Continue reading »