ReMARKable Farms

Denise and Mark Wetzel of ReMARKable Farms are a mother and son team. When Mark was just 10 years old, Denise attended a class for children with disabilities to be an advocate for Mark who has autism. At this time, Denise began planning for future employment opportunities for Mark that centered around his strengths and affinities. One day Denise was …

Hands & Hearts Farm

“My Father and I were teasing each other that our gardens were too big. We had more food then we could deal with, and we needed to make it start paying for itself.” – Ames Fowler Since moving with his family to Moscow in 7th grade, Ames Fowler of Hands and Hearts Farm has always been involved in gardening and caring for …

NW Direct Marketing Farm Case Studies

The Northwest Direct farm case studies were developed to provide in-depth information about the direct and semi-direct marketing opportunities that exist for farmers within their regional food system and how these opportunities are captured by a diverse set of successful producers in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.   Direct marketing strategies employed by the farmers featured in this series include farmers’ markets, …