Check your mailboxes (or charge up your i-Pad), cozy up with a hot tea, and sit down with our fall issue of Fieldbook. There’s no better way to check in on the lands and people of the Pacific Northwest. Explore the garnet-red cranberry bogs of our coastal neighbors Starvation Alley Farms on the Long Beach Peninsula.…Read More
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On a warm, sunny summer day, the Starvation Alley area of Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula is more bucolic than the name suggests. The moniker dates back to the Depression era, when day laborers from nearby oyster and cranberry farms built a shantytown along the peninsula’s interior. Today, the region’s rich cranberry farming tradition endures amidst…Read More
Enjoy a summer evening at the base of Mt. Adams at the bucolic Trout Lake Valley Farm, one of Washington’s first organic dairies. We’ll meet the Schmid family and the dairy cows supplying 20-30 percent of organic milk to the Portland and Vancouver markets. We’ll stop by the farm museum to see pioneer artifacts and…Read More