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April 14th: Food & Farm Financing: Investing in Where You Live & What You Eat

April 14th: Food & Farm Financing: Investing in Where You Live & What You Eat

Findinfinancing for a small farm is one of the most challenging obstacles for agricultural entrepreneurs.  There aren’t many options, the options that exist are often reluctant to invest in agriculture, especially in beginning farmers,
Finding financing for a farm is one of the most challenging obstacles for agricultural entrepreneurs. Historically, the options have been limited and [...]

 

Queer Farmer Film Project: “Out Here” Screening April 2

Join Us for a Screening of Out Here!
Friends of Family Farmers is excited to partner with Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply to host a film screening of Out Here on Thursday, April 2 at the Academy Theater in SE Portland. Doors open at 6:30, screening is at 7:00. There will be a panel discussion afterwards, as [...]

 

March 10th: Portland: Get Involved! Local food, Sustainable Ag and the Power of Citizen Engagement in the 2015 Oregon Legislature

Join us Tuesday, March 10th to get up to speed on the family farm issues before the Oregon Legislature this session and learn how you can engage and advance the priorities that support local food and socially responsible farms and ranches!
FoFF’s Policy Director, Ivan Maluski, will share what he’s been hearing inside the Capitol and [...]

 

February 17th: Bend: Creative Growing Strategies in the High Desert

Join us Tuesday, February 17th from 5:30-8:30 at Broken Top Bottle Shop in Bend for InFARMation (and Beer!). Grab a bite and a pint and settle in for a panel discussion and networking with local farmers and industry professionals.
We’ll explore options and strategies being used by producers (like high tunnels, aquaponic systems, etc.) in the High [...]

 
Family Farms Mean Business: 2015 Farmer & Rancher Day at the State Capitol

Family Farms Mean Business: 2015 Farmer & Rancher Day at the State Capitol

MONDAY MARCH 30th
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Save the date and prepare to come to the State Capitol on Monday, March 30th for a full day of organized action and fun! Join fellow farmers and food advocates from around the state to build power and educate our state’s leaders about key priorities for supporting Oregon’s local food [...]

 
February 10th: Farming with Horses

February 10th: Farming with Horses

February 10th: Portland: Farming with Horses
Giddy up! Before tractors, horses did it all. Nowadays, farming with horses is considered rare in the landscape of mechanized farming. We’ll hear from a panel of famers with a range of experience and a deep appreciation for this endangered craft.
Our panel includes, expert horseman and breeder, Duane Van [...]

 
January 13th: Farm Direct Meat & Talking to Your Butcher

January 13th: Farm Direct Meat & Talking to Your Butcher

2015 marks the beginning of our 7th consecutive year of InFARMation events! We are excited to start the year off with a great panel on Tuesday, January 13th at Holocene in Portland (1001 SE Morrison). Doors open at 5:30, presentation begins at 6:30.
Are you looking for ethically raised meat options that support your local food [...]

 
December 9th: Give!Guide Celebration FoFF & Friends

December 9th: Give!Guide Celebration FoFF & Friends

Join us on Tuesday, December 9th at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St) from 5:30- 8:30 pm 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 2014 Willamette Week Give!Guide.
Mix and  Mingle with:

Friends [...]

 

Central Oregon is replete with farms and restaurants. Join us in Bend for a lively panel of representatives from both of these thriving sectors. Local farmers and ranchers will discuss the challenges of distribution and the blessings of direct sales. Restauranteurs will discuss sourcing locally, eating seasonally and the ups and downs of the business [...]

 
November 11th: Truffles: Treasured, Hound-Found, Inoculated

November 11th: Truffles: Treasured, Hound-Found, Inoculated

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 [...]

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