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It is harvest time in the Hood River Valley, and orchardist Erin Roby is busy getting crews geared up for the eight-week picking season on her family’s 330 acres of pears. With the emergence of COVID-19, things look a lot different this... Read More
We started researching the stories for this edition of Community Vitality in the summer of 2020. It was clear then that our nation and our region were experiencing an unprecedented combination of health, economic and racial crises, but we... Read More
March 14, 2020Leer en españolDear rural residents, neighbors, friends, Scholars and community leaders, The health and safety of our communities are of the utmost concern during the uncertain and rapidly changing circumstances of the... Read More
Many of us grew up in tight-knit neighborhoods, where everyone knew each other and the sense of community was strong. Those kinds of neighborhoods may not be as common today as they once were, but they can make a big difference in how, or... Read More