The crop festivals featured in this documentary photography project concentrate primarily on festivals that are organized by rural communities for rural communities. These grassroots crop festivals focus on fostering a sense of local pride and identity among family, neighbors and visitors. They are typically organized by local committees and held on public sites, such as the town’s streets, a local park, the grange, etc. Excellent examples of these grassroots crop festivals include the Aumsville Corn Festival and the North Powder Huckleberry Festival.
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