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, …