I spent last week touring farms in the Methow Valley for the Methow Conservancy’s Methow Grown campaign. The project is designed to raise awareness about Methow Valley farmers and their work, to help build community and collaboration between farms, and to advance marketing strategies and explore streamlining distribution. It was an honor to be a part of such a meaningful and impactful project and a pleasure to get to know these farmers, hear their stories, learn about their values and their goals, and develop a deep appreciation for the work they do to nourish us and the land. Each one of them has a unique approach to farming integrating their personal philosophies, innovative techniques, and sustainable practices. Despite their differences, they all share a deep love of the land and a deep desire to serve their communities and the world. I hope these photos inspire you to get to know your local farmers and to support them in their work. Scroll down for a list of the farms I visited and be sure to check out the Methow Grown website for virtual farm tours and more info on where to find their products…
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13 thoughts on “Methow Grown”
just love your view on these farms…beautiful images.
Such a fun project!
Thanks for sharing the beautiful photos from the farms you visited. Congrats on being a finalist! Keep the recipes and stories coming!!
Congratulations on being a finalist. great photos good luck.
lovely photos! i need that kraut and chèvre in my life!!
So good!!! I think the chèvre is pretty widely available.
Superb Portfolio. Yum! and thank you Love You Poppa ______________________
Sashy, these are fantastic!! And congrats on being a finalist for the the most-inspired weeknight dinner awards. Most-inspired farm pics, too, I’d say!! xo
Thanks so much! XO