Bil Thorn tends to specialty tomatoes and cucumbers that grow inside his greenhouse at Sky Island Farm in Grays Harbor County. Thorn and his wife Kate Harwell built the greenhouse from logged trees on their Olympic Peninsula property. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
Bil Thorn tends to specialty tomatoes and cucumbers that grow inside his greenhouse at Sky Island Farm in Grays Harbor County. Thorn and his wife built the greenhouse from logged trees on their Olympic Peninsula property. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
Food & Drink

‘It’s really unbelievable’: Outpouring of support for Black-owned businesses lifts up a Grays Harbor farmer

Running a small farm without generational wealth and easily accessible capital can be tough. So the outpouring of support for Black-owned small businesses after George Floyd's death really caught Bil Thorn, owner of Sky Island Farms, by surprise.  VIEW

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