Friday, June 12, 2009

Commissioners Comment, June 2009 #1

Commissioners Comment June 2009, #1
On this edition of Commissioners’ Comment, the Washington County Agricultural Marketing effort at 1 year. In April 2008, Washington County created an Agricultural marketing specialist position, to assist farmers in selling locally produced goods locally, preserving the family farm and educating consumers on the benefits of local farm products. Leslie Hendrickson, Ag Marketing Specialist, talks about the mission of the office, how it has worked so far, and what’s on then horizon.

Norman Bassett reports on the County Commissioners’ Video on Demand. Viewers of commissioners meetings can now access any point in the proceedings through an agenda-based video archive system on the County web page.