Stay tuned for other events that are not part of the OSU Small Farms Conference, but are held in and around Corvallis before and after the conference for ease of access by our participants.
Oregon Farmers Market Association Membership Meeting and Banquet
Pacific Northwest Flower Growers Association
“Back to the Root – 2019 Pacific Northwest Black Growers Gathering”
Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:00 am – 7:30pm (PST)
In Partnership with Oregon State University, Mudbone Grown, Oregon Food Bank, Black Food Sovereignty Council, Beyond Black, Pacific Northwest Black Growers, and Ecotrust
This one-day NW regional conference is the first of its kind in Oregon and the Northwest, providing an opportunity for black growers – farmers, producers, manufacturers, educators, and ranchers – to be introduced (or reintroduced), network, and learn about our history, our realities, and our opportunities and resources available to Black people around food systems and growing a thriving food economy in the region. This culturally rooted event also serves as an introduction, orientation, and call for participation in the annual OSU Small Farms Conference held the next day on Saturday, February 23rd. Check back after December 17th for more information about workshops offered.