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Working with all this Beauty

This is the time of year where a CSA can become overwhelming for some people. What do you do with ALL that bounty before it goes bad? Preservation! What if you don't like some of the produce? Gifts! Pull out that food dehydrator, those mason jars, and dust off that vacuum sealing machine you

Rainshadow Organics Launches Cooking Class Series this Summer

Rainshadow Organics, a full-diet organic farm in Central Oregon, is starting cooking classes at their Farm Store and Commercial Kitchen this summer.  The first class is Saturday, June 9th - Fresh from the Farm. Participants will cook a three course meal using ingredients they harvest at the farm. They will learn knife skills, incorporating edible flowers and herbs into cooking, and building meals with local

Workplace CSA

Workplace CSA is a project of High Desert Food and Farm Alliance with funding provided by Oregon Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant. For the 2018 growing season Rainshadow Organics is offering to deliver veggie and/or meat shares to Deschutes County offices. Rainshadow Organics has been an active farm in Central Oregon for

Farmer Collaboration

We have some exciting news for the upcoming season!  Rainshadow Organics and Juniper Jungle Farms will be partnering to bring you outstanding local, organic food in your CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box and at farmer’s market. This unique partnership is unprecedented in our area and is an exciting opportunity for farmers to play to their

Honored

Heading to the greenhouses today to harvest the February CSA, I was anxious about what I might find.  We've had two full months of deep winter in Central Oregon with over four feet of snow and persistent negative temperatures.  Seemed like -15 was losing its edge and becoming normal.  Some say we haven't had a