Many small farms in Skagit County, including Farias Farm, started selling their produce online after coronavirus restrictions left fewer options to sell at farmers markets, a major source of income, the Skagit Valley Herald reported this week.
Washington and Oregon raspberry and cranberry growers say they have been dealing with depressed prices for their products. But a viral TikTok from an Idaho potato factory worker has boosted sales of the fruits' juice.
A century ago, Black people made up 14% of the farmers in the nation, today they account for only 1.4%. Portland's Black Futures Farm is working to restore Black people to the land and build Black food sovereignty.