Oregon's Community Food System Indicators

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Community Food System Indicators for Oregon: An Introduction

The Community Food System Indicators is a curated collection within Oregon State University Extension’s Rural Communities Explorer. The CFS Indicators span the food system, from production to consumption, and data are available at the state and county level. The CFS Indicators are a partnership between the Oregon Community Food Systems Network, the Oregon State University Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems, and Rural Communities Explorer.

By Shannon Caplan, Lauren Gwin, Mallory Rahe

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Oregon's Community Food System Indicators 2019 Profiles

Browse this PDF to find printed data for all 36 counties in Oregon which provides updated indicators from the Community Food System Indicator dataset. Find this data online at https://oe.oregonexplorer.info/rural/CommunitiesReporter/

By Mallory Rahe, Lauren Gwin, Shannon Caplan, Benjamin Antolin

Community Food System Data to Know

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Change in the number and distribution of food stores in Oregon 2011-2016

People source food in a variety of ways from growing their own to relying on prepared meals. Ideally, people and families have the access and resources to purchase the types of food that support a healthy diet regardless of their location or income. Understanding the availability of food shopping locations and how the numbers of stores are changing provides some insights into which areas of the state offer more or fewer choices. This article briefly examines changes in four common food shopping locations: grocery stores, supercenters and warehouse club stores, convenience stores, and specialized food stores for Oregon and the U.S.

By Mallory Rahe

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