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For Mike Wilhoit ’77, food is business. Wilhoit’s family has been farming hazelnuts in Oregon for more than 70 years, and today, he is a leader in agricultural development in the state.
Home-brewing has become a renowned hobby in Oregon and creating the perfect recipe is an art in itself.
Food is more than what appears on the table. What we eat is an element of who we are, where we come from and how we relate to our world. To the social scientist, food is a symbol of culture, identity, gender, family and power.
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Beer and wine are more than beverages in Oregon; they are staples of the landscape, both physical and economic. Vintners and brewers make good use of the region’s temperate climate and excellent soil to produce world-class handcrafted libations. In turn, every aspect of the process—from the growing of hops and grapes, to processing, to tourism—keeps the state’s economy flowing. (Do we need to remind you to drink responsibly?)
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