Our Rotary Club presentation this week was all about Climate Change and Local Agriculture, presented by Maud Powell from OHSU Extension. 

The impact of climate change on Small Farms is tremendous.
Greatest climate change-related challenges facing farmers and farm workers;
Shortened irrigation seasons (Increase in frequency and severity of drought in our area)
Hotter and Variable temps
AQI Air Quality- Farmers mkt affected by smoke/heat
More frequent severe weather events
Climate grief and Stress and its impact on farmers.
To support local farmers– visit your local farmer’s markets, Rogue Farm Core, and support local extensions.

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