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The good folks at Laughing Planet are going above and beyond in their support of local family farms by donating 20% of sales from their Ecotrust location on June 12th to Friends of Family Farmers!!
Enjoy a great meal and indulge in the satisfaction of knowing your food purchases will help promote and protect Oregon’s family [...]
Support FoFF while enjoying delicious food and jazz at a Portland-area farm.
What: a farm-to-fork style dinner prepared by David Anderson, Executive Chef of The Original Dinerant who has also worked for Cafe Azul, Southpark, Lauro Kitchen, Vindalho, and (most recently) Bluehour. The evening will begin with a farm tour, the Bryan Dickerson Trio will play jazz [...]
Oregon is well known and revered for its abundant produce and fine craft libations among many other things. Join us as we step outside of the food box and explore the world of fermented fruit, grains and nuts cum adult beverages.
Panelist include Nat West of Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider; Chrissie Manion Zaepoor of Kookoolan World [...]
What does the Farm to School/ School Garden Program look like in Oregon? What could it look like? What are some specific examples of success and some of the challenges and gaps and what can we do about it?
What does Farm to School look like in Oregon? What could it look like? How does [...]
Up until very recently canola production was banned from the Willamette Valley in order to protect Oregon’s unique and thriving vegetable seed industry. Fresh market vegetable producers, and many related businesses as well as clover and grass seed growers are also concerned about the sudden shift in the Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) policy to allow [...]
Join us as we take a look at the history of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) in farm direct marketing with the most recent addition of SNAP CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture). Now farmers can directly capture federal nutrition program dollars but there are some challenges. Come hear how CSA farmers are navigating the process of [...]
Join us to learn what family farmer and rancher legislative priorities FoFF will advocate for during the upcoming legislative session, get an understanding of how a bill becomes a law and find out how you can get engaged in the process.
We will be joined by State Representative Ben Unger (House District 29 – Hillsboro/Forest Grove). [...]
It has become a January tradition for Anthony Boutard kick off our InFARMation (and Beer!) season. Anthony is an accomplished farmer, writer and a widely recognized advocate in the local food movement. He is well-known for his efforts in reviving long-lost crops and bringing little-known varieties to market. He and his wife Carol own Ayers [...]