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As we inch closer to the year’s end, we want to explore another important principle of regenerative Agriculture. In the past 2 months, we discussed the significance of Animals in Agriculture and the heartbeat of all – the soil. This month, we continue with diversity and the important role it plays.
Whole Circle Farms is a work in progress. We have maintained our forest area of 50 acres to protect native plants and a livable area for wildlife. Our forest isn’t just a bunch of trees, we have a high level of biodiversity on our land, a true haven for the plants and critters.
Quick update: We’re putting in work to revive the creek corridor on our property. Picture this—close to 2000 trees and shrubs to setup buffers and help promote habitat for both the forest land and creek. More on that to come!

Support Your Communities With Your Dollar

With Thanksgiving around the corner and the holiday buzz in the air, let’s talk about committing to keeping our communities healthy.

  • Keep Money Local: Shop the farmers market – your cash goes straight to the hardworking farmers.
  • Local Investment: Support local businesses; they’re like the superheroes of the economy, less affected by national ups and downs. 
  • Locally-Made Products: There’s nothing worse than going on vacation and looking at souvenirs made in China. Ditch the mass-produced stuff. Your town’s shops have hidden gems waiting for you.
  • Support for Nonprofits: Small businesses are big-hearted. They support more nonprofits than the big corporations. 
    “Studies show that nonprofits receive 250 percent more support from small businesses than large ones,” explains Dr. Sue Lynn Sasser, professor of economics at the University of Central Oklahoma.
  • Discover Interesting Things and People: Unique shops and eateries make our cities awesome. Portland has Voodoo Donuts, Newport Ocean City has Mo’s, Astoria has the Goonies House, and Silverton has Silver Falls State Park.
  • Personal Connection: Shop local, get to know the owners, and build a deeper bond with your community.
  • Product Knowledge: Local business owners know their stuff. They’re like walking encyclopedias of what’s good in town.
  • Create Community: Shopping local doesn’t just buy products; it builds a vibrant community.

And hey, if you ever need something not local, make it count by snagging it from your city, state, or country. Vote with your dollar, it is a powerful tool—use it to back what you believe in.

Cheers to a community-powered holiday season!

Need help finding companies to support? If you are a Silverton local, you will already know about the amazing store downtown, The Wild Dandelion. Another awesome go-to store for gifts that we always love is Shayla-Lynn Jewelry. And always – if you can – find your local farmers and crafters markets and see what they have to offer. 
If you want to support regenerative agriculture, our number one favorite company is Burroughs Family Farms. Here you will find top quality products like organic olive oil, almonds, nut butters, meats and eggs, all certified organic and grown on a certified regenerative agriculture farm! 
(503) 873-7976