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Saturday, July 29 • 10:30am - 11:30am
F02 - How Do You Save That? Two Communities, Two Approaches: Collecting the Stories of Hops and Cannabis

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The presenters offer insights into the similarities and differences in gathering records and oral histories about two of Oregon's most promising agricultural commodities: hops and cannabis. For both crops, they discuss Oregon's history of cultivation, changing markets and social stigma attached to their growing and use, and how these factors influence the role of archives in collecting and preserving their histories.

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Tiah Edmunson-Morton

Archivist, OSU LIbraries Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives
Tiah Edmunson-Morton runs the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives, collecting oral histories & documenting the history, growth, & culture of NW hops/barley farming, commercial/home brewing, & cider/mead. She has an MLIS from San José State U., MA from Miami University, and is a Certified... Read More →
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Jerry Joffe

Executive Producer, HomeGrown Stories, LLC
As a media professional for 40 years, I have produced videos, interactive programs and high-tech exhibits for schools, TV and museums across the country. Now semi-retired,I am using my media skills and personal experiences to record and preserve the history of cannabis cultivation... Read More →

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
A106 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232