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For your dedication. On behalf of those involved in organizing this conference, we thank you for being here, being engaged, and we wish you the safest travels home!
We are being told that the roads are clear coming down from Salem– exit after Albany and follow the signs to Reser Stadium! Hope to see you soon!
Oregon 11: Between Pendleton and the Washington State line. Oregon 99E: Three miles south of the intersection with Interstate 5 in Salem. Oregon 180: At the intersection of U.S. 20, the Corvallis – Newport Highway. Oregon 153: One mile east … Continue reading
The last decade has given rise to an active and growing community food systems movement in Oregon. This session highlighted how community food assessments and grassroots organizing are feeding this movement. Participants: Share your thoughts and comments below!
This work session focused on the role of local and regional planning in building strong local food systems and increasing food security. Panelists discussed the role of cities and counties and a variety of perspectives on public health, economic development … Continue reading
Check out this mini garden planning workshop! Participants in this session left with garden planning materials that can be adapted for home gardeners as well as larger community or school garden projects. Learn more when we post the presentation powerpoint!
Panelists presented case studies of healthy corner store initiatives from Multnomah and Lane Counties. What is the role of healthy retail in cultivating strong regional food systems? Gain insight on this issue and benefit from its focus on low-income communities … Continue reading
In this session, participants learned how three organizations are working to develop small food economies in diverse ways–contributing to the Call to Action goals of developing a strong regional food system and addressing food insecurity. How can rural and urban … Continue reading
Farmers markets and farm direct marketers are present in nearly every community in Oregon, providing local foods and driving economic activity. Participants learn more about the roots of this movement, the challenges it faces, and the victories they have won … Continue reading