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Washington farmers adapt to the pandemic with online sales

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.







Malcolm Shabazz Hoover, co-founder and co-director of the Black Futures Farm in Southeast Portland, shows off some fresh greens.

A Portland farm seeks to restore Black people to the land

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.


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