Friends of Family Farmers – Promoting and Protecting Socially Responsible Farming in Oregon.

 

Oregon’s Family Farmers & Ranchers & Eaters Rally in Salem, 2011

To celebrate National Agriculture Day yesterday, over 120 farmers and ranchers and the people who love their food attended  “Family Farms and Ranch Day” at the Capitol,  which was hosted by Friends of Family Farmers in partnership with the Oregon Grows Partnership, Slow Food Portland, Portland Farmers’ Market, the Portland Meat Collective, the [...]

 

2011 Muck Boots in the Capitol

The 2011 Oregon Legislature is back in session on February 1st, and there is a lot to watch this year related to our food and agriculture laws.  As a direct result of both the Agricultural Reclamation Actinformation and the Food and Farm Forum in Southern Oregon, Representative Buckley introduced the Friends of Family Farmers Act 0s 2011 [...]

 

Progress with the ODA and BOA

Since our presentation to the Board of Agriculture on the Agricultural Reclamation Act in June, 2010 we have been in continued dialogue with the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and their advisory Board of Agriculture.  In August, we sent in comments from farmers and ranchers on specific experiences they have had with the ODA.  We [...]

 
Creation of the 2010 Agricultural Reclamation Act (ARA)

Creation of the 2010 Agricultural Reclamation Act (ARA)

On Sunday February 28th, 2010 over 70 Farmer & Rancher Delegates, representing communities from across the state, came together for the first annual Farmer and Rancher Delegation. Participants gathered to voice their support for the Agriculture Reclamation Act or “ARA” for Oregon, a road map for future food and agricultural policy, which prioritizes family-scale farms [...]

 
FoFF Listening Sessions, 2009-2010

FoFF Listening Sessions, 2009-2010

From the Siskiyous to the Blues and through the Wallowas, November 2009
Last week, the Agricultural Reclamation Act kicked off its Fall Tour with stops in the Rogue Valley, Pendleton, Enterprise and Ontario.  The first meeting was held in Southern Oregon where 45 farmers and supporters turned out.  After a great group discussion and brainstorm, the first [...]

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