To members of Peace Lutheran Church, Puyallup, Wash., Patrick Moore is “the berry guy” — with good reason. For 22 years the member has been a cultivator of strawberries and raspberries for Washington State University in Puyallup.
How did he prepare for a life in berries? For Moore it began at age 12 in the Portland area, where he spent summers picking a variety of fruits. His educational focus was on forestry, including a doctorate with an emphasis on plant breeding at Michigan State University, Lansing.
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