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|Monday, September 27, 2010|
Customers at Eugene's three Rhythm & Blooms locations are often unaware that many of the flowers being sold are homegrown by owner Rachel Mordhorst. In a time when the economic situation means many customers can no longer afford the luxury of flowers, having a home-grown product gives Mordhorst a boost.
“I’ve been trying to make an effort to talk about the farm, the farm, the farm,” Mordhorst said. “Prior to this year, I hadn’t really thought about what a great asset it is.”
Read more at The Register-Guard.
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