Truffles are considered to be one of the most treasured culinary delicacies in the world. Western Oregon is fortunate to boast native truffles and has ideal conditions for cultivating European varieties, some of which capture thousands of dollars per pound. Most truffles are found in the wild, often with the help of four-legged friends like [...]
October 17-19, Springfield, OR
Session descriptions & trainer bios
Cut Flowers 101 with Erin McMullen
An introduction to the best cut flowers for adding value to a small farm. We’ll focus on why to grow flowers, how to grow them, where to sell them and what to grow. No prior flower experience necessary. [...]
October 14th: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) & The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
You down with TPP? Hell no, not me!, says a diverse range of advocates from consumer groups to labor organizations. But why? Join us Tuesday October 14th from 5:30- 8:30 pm at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St) for a discussion about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Our hope is [...]
Friends of Family Farmers is a proud supporter of Ballot Measure 92, the citizen initiative to label genetically engineered food in Oregon on the November 2014 ballot.
With misleading ads funded by out-of-state chemical and junk food companies like Monsanto, Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Kraft flooding airwaves and mailboxes, we want to make sure you know [...]
We’ve sold out! But Hoedown Only (10/18) tickets and Sunday to-go lunch tickets are still available here>>
We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the honorable profession of farming in a community of beginners, seeking to learn, to dig in deep, and to rise up and meet the challenge of growing & raising food to nourish [...]
Browse our selection of online auction items donated by our amazing supporters! Summaries are below. Contact Ryan if you have questions about any of the items.
Snipped, Ripped and Sipped (Haircut, Gym Membership & Wine Tasting!) – $50 starting bid, $180 guaranteed bid
Ladies!! Get ripped with a one-month unlimited membership to the Diva Den Studio. [...]
Prepare yourself for some very sobering statistics: the average age Oregon farmers is near the retirement age of most other professions. At 59.6 years old, it’s higher than the national average of 58, and rising steadily each year. According to the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture, Oregon has just 1,419 principal farm operators under the [...]
For many farmers and gardeners, September marks the most abundant month of the season. A glut of produce is in the fields, on the countertop waiting to be processed, and maybe heading to the compost pile after market or because you simply cannot eat another zucchini. Yet, plenty of folks, even your neighbors, find themselves [...]
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Join us for a film screening of Terra Firma followed by a short panel discussion with Oregon veteran and rancher Mickey Clayton of Dot Ranch and filmmakers Christine Anthony and Owen Masterson!! Mickey raises Navajo-Churro sheep, heritage poultry and fiber products in Scio, OR. Read more about Mickey & Dot Ranch
Christine Anthony and Owen Masterson are [...]