Organic Redneck Farms is one many farms that utilizes the McKenzie River for crop irrigation. On a hot summer day, the greenhouse doors must be opened to prevent burnt crops.
Greenhouse gardens are typically built out of glass or plastic to allow sunlight inside. The warmer air inside heats up the plants.
Rain falls at a snowy Clear Lake in April. Clear Lake is the beginning of the McKenzie River. The McKenzie River benefits farmers and other families along the McKenzie Valley as well as provides all drinking water for Eugene.