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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Rock Creek Corner says it is the first restaurant in Washington County to grow its own produce.

Restaurant owners Robert and Christy Bennett-Hanes said they surveyed customers and found that more than 40 percent stated a preference for local and organic food.

“We’ve seen a dramatic increase in orders for salad since we began using our garden lettuce this season,” said co-owner Robert Bennett-Hanes in a press release. “People say they can really taste the difference with our home-grown vegetables.”

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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