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American White Pelican
We had some unexpected guests visit the farm this spring!
What's Growing On: Spring Farm Edition
Get the latest dirt on the 20+ different medicinal herbs being grown on our Central Oregon farm in 2023 while learning more about how our compost practices make for happy plants.
Winterize Your Garden: Simple Tips from a Farmer
We tend to over 500 acres of organic and biodynamic farmland. Your little piece of paradise might be a balcony where you grow a few herbs, a raised garden bed, or an acre or two. Regardless of size, there are some small, helpful steps you can take to properly winterize your corner of the world while also doing something to benefit the planet!
August Farm Notes
This time of the year is the busiest, yet most rewarding. It is very special to see our plants coming out of the greenhouse and going into the world to thrive. Not that dissimilar to raising children and then watching them fly the nest. Over the last week we have transplanted...
Notes From the Farm: Summer Edition
As we move into the hot, fertile months ahead we are keeping quite busy on the farm. We have transplanted Valerian, Echinacea, Skullcap and many more from greenhouse to field.
Harvesting our Biodynamic Holy Basil

We're excited to be harvesting our crop of biodynamic Holy Basil. The scent of this fragrant herb is filling our fields and uplifting our spirits.

Hand picked with love.
This little man is picking Juniper Berries — and doing a darn good job!
Hosting the next generation of healers.
Here’s the latest group of students from Bastyr University…
We Love Dandelions
On our farm, every part of the Dandelion plant is useful.
Nurturing Endangered Plants
If a medicinal plant is endangered, we make every effort to grow it ourselves or we find a responsible resource to harvest it in the wild.
Protecting Nature’s Tiny Workers

One of the simplest ways to understand the advantages of organic and biodynamic agriculture is to think about the connection between people, plants and pollinators.

Room to Grow
Our new farm is very special. The soil is rich, clean water from the Crooked River is plentiful, and the ranch itself, surrounded by rugged rimrock, was the childhood homestead of former Oregon Governor Tom McCall.