Three guides explain carrot farmingRichards boys 24secs Sustainable agriculture is more than a buzzword at Fox Hollow Ranch…it’s a family lifestyle. Martin and Nancy Richards operate Fox Hollow Ranch in North Unit Irrigation District raising carrot, parsley, and spinach seed, peppermint oil, Kentucky Bluegrass seed, hay and grain on 640 irrigated acres. People, planet, and profits are all important parts of the continued viability of this operation. Son Kevin and his wife Natalie joined the farm partnership in 2013 and are raising their growing family (3 boys and twins on the way) on the farm. Son Gary earns his livelihood off the farm but has chosen to raise his 3 girls on the farm. These family members and their employees count on a profitable operation to provide economic security for their families. They in turn contribute both economically and socially to the Madras community and beyond. A willingness to react quickly to … Read more
Join Backcountry Hunters and Anglers for their 3rd annual Beers Bands and Public Lands! When: June 15, 2019 2pm – 7pm Where: Drake Park Bring your friends or family to celebrate, share campfire stories and learn to be better stewards of our precious wild places. We’ll have live music, local brews, raffles and prizes from many of Oregon’s amazing outdoor gear companies plus games, vendors and learning opportunities. All proceeds will help the Oregon Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers in our mission to maintain the integrity of, and our access to, America’s most valuable resource.