Search the loop!

A gathering of the Graying Lions of Organic Farming - featuring Nash

 The New York Times recently had a wonderful article about a gathering of "The Elders of Organic Farming". Nash Huber of Nash's Organic Produce was one of the honored guests.

BIG SUR, Calif. — Among the sleek guests who meditate and do Downward Facing Dog here at the Esalen Institute, the farmers appeared to be out of place. They wore baggy jeans, suspenders and work boots and had long ago let their hair go gray. For nearly a week, two dozen organic farmers from the United States and Canada shared decades’ worth of stories, secrets and anxieties, and during breaks they shared the clothing-optional baths. The agrarian elders, as they were called, were invited to Esalen because the organizers of the event wanted to document what these rock stars of the sustainable food movement knew and to discuss an overriding concern:

Read the rest of the article and be sure to thank Nash and our other "Agrarian Elders" for their steadfast vision and endurance!  

Jefferson County names Farmer's Market Director top young professional

Olympic Culinary Loop congratulates Will O'Donnell! PORT TOWNSEND — The recognition of outstanding citizenship is a local tradition dating back to 1949, but this year’s event added a component designed to single out outstanding achievement by the younger generation of businesspeople. Young Professional of the Year O’Donnell was recognized for his bringing the local farmers market from a home in a parking lot to one that is recognized as one of the largest and best in the region. “I feel so blessed to live in Jefferson County and Port Townsend,” O’Donnell said. “It’s such a beautiful place, where people are inspired, innovate and take risks and to dream big. “We have so much community support, and it is all thanks to you.” Full story - http://tiny.cc/viatrw