Nick Budnick
Oregon Department of Agriculture wants Redmond's Sarah Yancey to stop putting love into the bread, cookies, jams and jellies
"love was an impermissible ingredient because it can't be measured."
bigger battle brewing between the state government
and local vendors and farmers selling at markets,
[Some] vendors and market managers are not happy with the agency's recent decision to take a close look at markets — and the critics have found a friendly ear in the Oregon Legislature. Rep. Brian Clem, D-Salem, who heard complaints while shopping at a market in Portland, has invited representatives from the farmers markets as well as the Agriculture Department to testify at a hearing on Wednesday.