This week's featured farmer is Ginger Edwards. Ginger Edwards is an organic farmer and owner of R-evolution Gardens. She began in 2008 as a market gardener on a 1/2 acre of heavy wet clay and tree stumps and since has grown her farm to serve a 65 member CSA, a weekly farmers market and many coastal wholesale accounts from a lush 2 acres of diverse organic vegetables. Farmer Ginger, in addition to being a full time food producer, is a passionate educator of young farmers and a founding board member of the Nehalem Valley Farm Trust, a nonprofit that expands the vision and practice of sustainable agriculture throughout the north coast of Oregon. This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA.
"If you don't have access to investment capital you're reliant on banks, and credit cards, etc." [07:00]
"Not everybody can be a farmer, but everybody can be supportive and be a part of the food styem thats supporting farmers. Thats what we need more of anyways." [17:00]
--Ginger Edwards on Greenhorns Radio