Sustainable Farming Gets New Look in the State of Jefferson

The mountainous region of northern California and southern Oregon have an interesting and unique history. It comprises what many in the area refer to as “the state of Jefferson” – an area that since 1859 has officially clamored at least three times to become this country’s 51st state. Had the bombing of Pearl Harbor not occurred, there is a possibility this movement to secede and form a new state might actually have taken place.

A participant at the Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge earlier this summer is brewing an exciting new venture that could bring a renewed focus to this region.

To learn more about the Jefferson Farm Cooperative, its fledgling Farm Federation and its unique plan to help farmers work together and be successful, see the full article at http://bit.ly/O9nY4O.

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