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A couple of weeks ago we featured a conversation with Aaron Meyer, the Portland, Oregon-based rock violinist who we talked about a few years ago on MNB as an example of competitive differentiation.

Aaron also offered the MNB community a brief preview of a virtual concert that he's going to do this Sunday to benefit musical education programs for underserved communities, a concert that has garnered considerable support in the Pacific Northwest food community.

For more about Aaron's concert, "Harmony in the Vineyard," which will be streamed online on Sunday, July 26, go to