Courage to Grow Farms Wins First Place in Local Pitch Competition

By Huckleberry Press / May 2, 2023 /
Shaneese Dunigan

Shaneese and Philip have a vision of training the next wave of farmers in regenerative farming practices. “We left our corporate jobs in 2019 to become farmers with very little but a hope, a dream, and a book called The Urban Farmer by Curtis Stone.

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Huckleberry Press Editor Val Mohney and Shaneese Dunigan of Courage to Grow Farms

By Huckleberry Press / March 23, 2023 /
Shaneese Dunigan

Huckleberry Press editor, Val Mohney, sits down with Shaneese Dunigan of Courage to Grow Farms in a captivating interview that sheds light on regenerative farming.

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Last Calving Season

By Huckleberry Press / April 27, 2022 /
calving arms in the barn

My son Luke had been helping us feed the cows every day and assisting during calving season. He works really hard and is growing his own herd. The cows he feeds every morning are mingled amongst our winter feed/calving area animals.

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Sustaining a Future for Farming in Washington

By Huckleberry Press / January 8, 2021 /

I am from a small town tucked into the northwest corner of Ohio. A town, much like many others we all know, where farmland sits at the outer edges of a humble but growing and thriving community.

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Celebrating The Bounty of the Fall

By Huckleberry Press / October 3, 2020 /

It started as a feast of thanks for a good harvest, a feast to celebrate that harvest and it was an indigenous custom before the first European landed in the Americas. Some of the foods served still show up on holiday tables, including turkeys, squash, corn and pumpkins.

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Food isn’t as scarce as we think

By Huckleberry Press / June 2, 2020 /

It’s been said America feeds the world, and it’s true! We are the top exporter of foods in the world.

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Soil Depth Limits Crop Yield in the Palouse

By Huckleberry Press / December 15, 2019 /

By Haiying Tao,, Washington State University Extension, Washington State University Farmers Network. The Palouse is known for its capacity for producing highest wheat yield and quality in the world.…

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Future Farmers of America

By Huckleberry Press / November 2, 2019 /

by Kendyl Wiley, as delivered to the 2019 Farm to Table Dinner, Davenport, WA  Starting as early as age three, we begin our education. We are eased in at first…

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Earthworms and Soil Health

By Huckleberry Press / October 1, 2019 /

By Haiying Tao, Washington State University Extension, Washington State University Farmers Network; Dawn Pettinelli, University of Connecticut Home & Garden Education Center Happy are the farmers and gardeners who cultivate their…

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AgSwag: The Woman-Owned Apparel Company Inspired by the Heart of Area Agriculture

By Huckleberry Press / September 10, 2019 /

by Cassie Nixon Julie Jacobsen is a mother, wife, and livestock owner in Eastern Washington. She has recently launched her newest endeavor, AgSwag, an online apparel store with pop ups…

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