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Growing Gorge Farms discussion Jan. 8


The declining number of family farms and the increasing age of farmers has been well documented over the last several years. Nationally, we went from 7 million farms in 1935 to just 2 million in 2012, and the average age of farmers is now 58.3 years. This has raised growing concern for many, including for Gorge Grown Food Network. With this in mind, Gorge Grown will continue their Feeding the Gorge Community Conversations on Jan. 8, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Springhouse Cellars with their topic for the evening: Growing Gorge Farms. All are invited to attend this community conversation where the current outlook of farming in the Gorge will be presented.

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