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Gone to Oregon, picking berries with the pros

 

July 29, 2019

Oakley enjoys fresh berries in the field Wally Hazen.

Editor's note: This is the seventh feature in the monthly series "What it Takes," written by NR-S fourth grader Oakley Brazil who is currently visiting his grandparents on the Oregon coast.

To run a successful blueberry farm, Wally Hazen says it takes a lot of hard work, energy and year-round commitment.

The Hazens got into the blueberry business by accident. They were looking for property for their horses and found a 50 acre parcel of land with 5 acres of blueberries. They purchased this land 18 years ago.

The prior owners sold their blueberries commercially. Wally and his wife decide...



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