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Agriculture photo contest underway
Photography enthusiasts can now enter their best images of Oregon agriculture in the annual Oregon Farm Bureau Calendar Contest. Twelve photographers will be selected and will have their work featured as month images in the 2020 Oregon’s Bounty Calendar.
Photographers with images selected for month pages in Oregon’s Bounty will receive a photo credit in the 2020 calendar, which is mailed to 67,000 Farm Bureau members, and copies of the calendar. Everyone who submits an image will receive a complimentary copy of the calendar. There is no limit to the number of photos that can be submitted. Photo specifications and contest rules are attached and are at
The deadline for entries is Sept. 15, 2019.
Free lunch in Holt Park for kids kicks off June 24
Food for Lane County (FLC) Summer Lunch Program kicks off Monday, June 24 at Holt Park. Available to all children ages 2 to 18, and toddlers ages 1 to 2. Lunches will be served Monday – Friday, noon to 1 p.m. through Aug. 16, with the exception of July 4.
Find farm stands & u-picks with Oregon’s Bounty
Use a smartphone to easily find farm stands, u-pick fields, and on-farm events with Oregon’s Bounty at
”Everyone knows where their local farmers market is. But what about roadside farm stands, u-pick fields, and on-farm events out in rural areas? That’s where Oregon’s Bounty comes in,” said Anne Marie Moss, Oregon Farm Bureau communications director. Each of the farms listed in Oregon’s Bounty are owned and operated by Farm Bureau members.
Visitors can use keyword searches for specific agriculture products – such as blueberries, cucumbers, honey, or eggs – and/or search for farms within a specific region of the state. Visitors can also do a keyword search for ”u-pick” or ”events” to find farms that offer those activities.



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