The Small Farms Program serves commercial small farms as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces both organic/biological and conventional farming systems and emphasizes five areas:
Contact Rachel Suits at 541-386-3343 for small farming questions
Oregon State University Campus in Corvallis at the LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The Oregon Small Farms Conference is a daylong event geared toward farmers, agricultural professionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets. Twenty-seven educational sessions are offered on a variety of topics relevant to the Oregon small farmers and include a track in Spanish. Speakers include farmers, OSU Extension faculty, agribusiness, and more.
These workshops, taught by Atina Diffley, nationally known farmer & on-farm food safety expert, will cover practical food safety strategies for your farm, along with up-to-date guidance on FSMA requirements and compliance strategies.
Workshop #1 is designed for mid-scale produce farmers
Workshop #2 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers
Workshop #3 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers
The cost of each workshop is only $15, thanks to funding support from USDA’s Risk Management Agency.
Space is limited, with preference given to produce farmers.
FamilyFarmed is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.