UMPQUA, Ore. — Twenty years ago when the blueberry bushes began to bear fruit, Paul and Sandy Norris gave their daughters and their friends some summer work.

One of the reasons the Norrises established the blueberry farm was to expose their daughters — Amy, Carrie and Ellie — to agriculture and the different aspects of farming. The teenage girls and their friends helped with harvesting, packing and shipping the crop.

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