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At left, burgundy seedlings burst from dirt in black plastic starter trays. At right, Spring Alaska Schreiner stands framed by rows of garlic with two braids falling on either shoulder, a red and white plaid shirt, and thick black eyeglasses.

Indigenous farmer seeks solutions in drought-plagued Central Oregon

Upingaksraq Spring Alaska Schreiner is finding innovative ways to continue her native plant business and seed sharing in the face of water shortages. The plants’ resilience and that of the people who have grown those plants since time immemorial give Schreiner confidence — even in the face of Oregon’s drier future.



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