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  • Reflecting on a Rural Revolution
    As the sun set in the hills of Creswell, it cast long shadows silhouetting buzzing beehive boxes, apple and hazelnut trees, a herd of bison, and a small but mighty community dedicated to helping rural Oregon communities thrive. At My Brothers’ Farm, a family-run operation, this community was hosting a reunion to celebrate the 25th…

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  • Into The Fire - Looking Back At The RARE Journey
    Exactly one week after moving 2,969 miles across the country to serve as a RARE AmeriCorps member with Columbia Gorge Food Bank, I attended my first community event. At “Get Ready, The Dalles”, a resource round-up event held at the fire station for community disaster preparedness, we represented the food bank and shared low-cost options for preparing for a d
  • Prioritizing Community Voices
    By Carolina Negron, Community Food Liason, Community Connection of Northeast Oregon There is a power in conversation. In the spoken words shared between individuals. The passing of traditions, stories, and information over time. When we look up and into the lives of individuals around us, we are exhibiting an act of openness and a willingness to learn. We ar

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