InFARMation Flyer (1)
Join us on Tuesday, December 10th at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison) for a fun and inspirational evening as we showcase several Portland based non-profits making a difference in the community through food and agriculture. These groups, along with FoFF, are part of the 2013 Willamette Week Give!Guide. We will also be joined by special [...]
After long delays, the 2013 Farm Bill debate has finally begun in Washington, DC. Friends of Family Farmers has been teaming with allied groups across the nation, including the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and the National Organic Coalition to advocate for Farm Bill provisions that support family farms, sustainable agriculture, natural resource protection, and programs [...]
Join the Conversation and Bring Your Friends and Family
InFARMation (and Beer!) happens every 2nd TUESDAY of each month at Holocene, located at 1001 SE Morrison in Portland. Its always free and open to the public, and all ages.
As the average age of farmers rapidly approaches 60, much of Oregon’s farmland is set to change hands [...]
Both eaters and farmers have a stake in this policy. Everyone is encouraged to submit comments to the FDA by November 15th!
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the first major overhaul of our nation’s food safety practices since 1938, and it includes new regulations for produce farms and for facilities that process food for [...]
Grand Central Bakery is committed to buying the best ingredients available while maintaining prices that make our product accessible to all of our valued customers. One of the most challenging arenas to achieve this balance is meat. Simply put, meat produced in a way that is truly ethical and sustainable is more expensive than most [...]
Statement on the passage of SB 863 from Ivan Maluski, Director, Friends of Family Farmers:
It is incredibly disappointing that the Oregon Legislature has voted today to take away the rights of Oregonians to establish local food and agriculture ordinances intended to protect the viability of local farms, food and agriculture. This [...]
Do you believe that you have the right to know what’s in your food? Would you like to see Oregon enact protections for farmers from the consequences of GMO contamination? Do you believe you have the right to a sustainable food system? Join us for a discussion of these issues with a panel of folks [...]
Seeing what they believe as a a flawed food system, Jamie Bone and Trevor Alton decided to step beyond being educated eaters and delve into a “responsible food system.” Lured by a tempting Craigslist ad, the couple found themselves on 43 acres in Mulino, Oregon, a truly majestic slice of earth. Their hopes [...]
10/1 Update – The bill is now SB 863
View our latest action alert here!
Sign the Petition and deliver a strong message to your state legislators and the Governor here!
This past legislative session, small farm, public interest and organic food producers and supporters cheered the demise of SB 633, known [...]