Harvest festivals benefit local economies

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Harvest festivals attract thousands of visitors, boosting local economies.

[Willamette Valley Fruit Co.] owner Jeff Roth, who organized the festival, tells his employees the event is about the three Es — enjoyment, employment and economy.

“If we can contribute to the local economy and we are able to have a thriving business, that gives some hope that other parts of the community can benefit and grow economically as well,” said Roth, who was wearing a corn cob atop his head.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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