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Dirt So Good You Can Taste It

18 Nov
Dirt So Good You Can Taste It

BRings new meaning to “Eat Dirt”

Rogue Farms

We were going through our archives when we stumbled across this photo of someone tasting our dirt.

Sue Reams of the Natural Resources Conservation Service during a tour of Rogue Farms.

That’s Sue Reams of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Sue and several other soil scientists came to Rogue Farms a couple of years ago to study our soil. To learn about the texture of our soil, she grabbed a piece of dirt, put it in her mouth and chewed on it.

Anything for science.

The photo reminds us of how important dirt is to us. Good soil nurtures the crops we grow at Rogue Farms in Independence and Tygh Valley. Better crops make for better ingredients, which means better beers, spirits, ciders and sodas.

So here’s a few things to know about the dirt of Rogue Farms.

Thank A Volcano

The 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. USGS photo. The 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. USGS photo.

The eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980 reminded people that Oregon and Washington were largely built by…

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