Our Business Circle is made up of businesses that actively support socially and environmentally responsible family farms and ranches in Oregon. These businesses are committed to letting their customers, the public, and decision-makers know that supporting family-scale agriculture is good for our communities.
Show that your business is committed to promoting and protecting sustainable and socially responsible agriculture in Oregon by becoming a member of our Business Circle. Add your voice today!
For more information or to join our Business Circle, please contact Shari Sirkin at 503-581-7124 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A Hearty Thank You to our Business Supporters:
Farm Champions ($1000+)
Since its inception in 1993, Duck Pond Cellars has been committed to supporting organizations that benefit their communities. Duck Pond’s Give & Taste Program has benefitted Friends of Family Farmers multiple times in recent years.
Since 2016, Energy Solutions has joined in a solar energy partnership with FoFF to offer our members and supporters free solar evaluations and financial analyses for their homes and farms. Energy Solutions makes a donation for every project that is installed.
LifeSource Natural Foods is Salem’s only independent and locally owned all organic and natural food store. Since 1994, they’ve provided the Salem community and mid-Willamette Valley with healthy foods, natural products, nutritional supplements, and information for people to live healthy, productive lives. As part of their effort to support local, sustainable agriculture, LifeSource works with many local farms and businesses, making it a priority to provide locally sourced products whenever possible.
Organically Grown Company promotes health through certified organic agriculture. They are an employee and grower-owned company founded in the fertile Willamette Valley in 1978. Organically Grown Company distributes the finest certified organic produce to retailers and restaurants in the Pacific Northwest, believing that the values that grew the organic farming movement should guide the markets selling its harvest.
Farm Advocates ($500+)
Insurance Solutions NW is a locally owned and family operated independent insurance agency. In operation since 2002, Insurance Solutions NW is an avid support of local farmers.
The Wildwood MusicFest in Willamina, Oregon is an annual music festival created by the grassroots efforts of a caring community in rural Oregon. The self-sustaining annual event showcases emerging artists, promotes local food and agriculture, features regional micro beers, cider and wine, and provides tons of free activities for kids. A portion of the proceeds from this event goes to support Friends of Family Farmers.
Farm Cultivators ($250+)
Since it’s start in 1971 as a food-buying club, to becoming Southern Oregon’s first and only Certified Organic Retailer, and now with over 10,000 members, the Ashland Food Co-op has been connecting the community to healthy, local food for decades. With a cooperative business model and exceptionally high standards, the Ashland Food Co-op prioritizes relationships with local farmers and food producers. More than just a grocery store, the Ashland Food Co-op is on a mission to change the world.
Cattail Creek lambs are 100% grass fed on pastures or vegetative crops outdoors. They are raised by producers committed to meeting John Neumeister’s high standards from birth to market. They are never fed grains, or given hormones or antibiotics. Cattail Creek lamb is found on the menus of some of Oregon’s best restaurants and can also be purchased in stores.
Grand Central Bakery is a locally owned bakery in Portland Seattle, whose mission is to serve their customers delicious, authentic food made from high-quality local and sustainable ingredients while growing a healthy, values-driven business. Grand Central works closely with a wide variety sustainable local farmers and ranchers, placing a high value on animal welfare and pasture-raising animals in the sourcing of their meat, eggs and dairy products.
Ecliptic is a craft brewery in Portland, OR that celebrates the ecliptic – the earth’s yearly path around the sun – with beer and food menus in constant change throughout the year. Their seasonal menu rotates every 6 weeks on the old world calendar: Samhain, Winter Solstice, Brighid, Spring Equinox, Beltaine, Summer Solstice, Lammas and the Autumnal Equinox.
Coastal Farm and Ranch has been a part of the farm and ranch community in the Northwest since 1963. They currently employing some 750 people across 16 stores in Oregon and Washington who believe in giving time to the communities where they live, and in helping local farmers and ranchers keep their operations going strong.