The progression to No-till farming here at our Willamette Valley Vineyard has been a long and interesting journey. As a farmer, I am constantly learning to be a better steward of the land and vineyards that we farm here in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. I grew up on a farm in Iowa and over the years, seen how intensive farming practices for the benefit of the farmer have killed the land.
We have been farming our Willamette Valley vineyard organically since 2003, and over the course of those 17 years, we have seen the vineyard and the entire property become healthier. Continue reading