As a winner of the local 2021 Farm and Ranch Resiliency Award Rainshadow Organics, Sarahlee Lawrence works on improving soil health and complexity to address drought in the high desert. Utilizing a combination of efforts such as crop rotation and cover cropping, large-scale composting, and microbial tea injections, Sarahlee has been committed to nurturing the crop where it all starts. Learn more about Rainshadow Organics by visiting their listing.
The Farm and Ranch Resiliency Award is given to HDFFA partners that prove their commitment to resiliency in their production. From production challenges to market disruptions and climate change, agricultural producers are faced with volatility in all aspects of their business. Funded by the Roundhouse Foundation and Wilco, this award highlights community members with innovative approaches to the problems facing farmers and ranchers in Central Oregon.
About Rainshadow Organics
Rainshadow Organics is a full-diet farm with dozens of varieties of certified organic vegetables, herbs, berries, flowers, pork, chicken, eggs, turkey, beef, and grains on 200 acres. They are located 15 miles northeast of Sisters and 10 miles west of Terrebonne in Central Oregon. The farm is family-owned and operated and they have been in operation since the early 1970’s. Sarahlee Lawrence grew up on the land and started Rainshadow in 2010.
All of the crops they grow are distributed within 50 miles of the farm through CSA programs, local restaurants and grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and their own Farm Store which opened in 2017. They are proud to provide our community with locally grown food that is good for the people and our land.
Learn more including how you can find Rainshadow Organics products and how you can get in touch as well as links to their website here: https://getataste.org/listings/rainshadow-organics/
Interested in being included in the HDFFA online food and farm directory? Learn more here: getataste.org/how-it-works/