- Our family-run farm is located on Grand Island, just south of Dayton, Oregon. We grow organic vegetables, fruit, and more. Thank you for visiting our website!
Want to stop by and check us out? Check out our vegetables, fruit, meat and eggs during CSA pick-up! We are open:
Thursdays, 2 - 7 pm
(February 16 - November 16)
Find our storefront off of the 2nd St parking lot between Davis and Evans in downtown McMinnville.
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Category Archives: Reflections
Our friend Rich of Mossback Farm ‘tagged’ us-apparently we need to now share 6 weird things about ourselves. (For those of you who don’t visit blog-land regularly, this is what is called a ‘meme’-kind of like an internet chain letter.) … Continue reading
I looked at my 2006 pocket planner today and realized that yesterday was an important anniversary: one year ago yesterday we first walked on our land. It’s certainly hard to believe it’s been that long. In fact, probably few people … Continue reading
Two of our food heroes published new books this year with startlingly similar titles, both of which have proven promising in our initial quick reads. Marion Nestle, nutritionist and food activist, published What to Eat, a very thorough guide and … Continue reading
We’ve begun working on projects for the new land this last week, and we’ve had to significantly ‘up’ our scale on everything as we go. This was the plan all along, so it’s not a surprise or unexpected, but it … Continue reading
I suppose we’d be remiss in our farm blogging duties if we didn’t comment on the current spinach ‘crisis.’ We’ve watched the news with interest this week as the country responded to the E. coli cases. We have been curious—along … Continue reading
When folks ask us how the farm is going, we usually tell them that it is exceeding our expectations for a first year. What we don’t always share is that our expectations continually sneak up as we have more and … Continue reading
This morning, the Oregonian ran another great article dealing with farms and the CSA model, this time focusing on the farmer-celebrity “Farmer” John Peterson (of the recent film The Real Dirt on Farmer John, which we still haven’t seen). Apparently … Continue reading
As you know, Oakhill Organics’s first season is off to a great start. We’re not changing the world or getting rich, but we’re feeding people some good vegetables and hopefully making a little bit of money. These are big successes … Continue reading
In today’s Food Day section, The Oregonian ran one of the best pieces I’ve seen addressing the current ‘debate’ about which is ‘better’: locally or organically grown food. Leslie Cole summarizes the issues so well that I won’t repeat it … Continue reading