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Mallory Rahe

Community Economist (Former)

Content by Mallory Rahe

Community food systems indicators in 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 ...

Shannon Caplan, Lauren Gwin, Mallory Rahe | Mar 2018 | Article

Oregon's Community Food Systems Indicators 2019 Profiles - Census of Ag Updates

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

Shannon Caplan, Mallory Rahe, Lauren Gwin, Benjamin Antolin | Jun 2019 | Educational document

Number of Small Farms Increases Faster in Oregon than US

A higher percentage of all farms in Oregon are small farms with less than 10 acres (33.3% of all Oregon farms and 13.4% of all US farms). These small farms are the fastest growing farm size in the state and increased 7.6% from 2012 (increased 2.8% nationally).

Mallory Rahe | Apr 2019 | Educational document

Agriculture is a Concentrated Industry in Oregon and the US

2.5% of all farms in Oregon produced 69.7% of all agricultural products sold, compared to 3.9% of all farms producing 69.3% of all sales nationally. Total sales by farms selling $1 million or more increased 5% in Oregon, and increased 1.9% nationally from 2012 to 2017.

Mallory Rahe | Apr 2019 | Educational document

Oregon's Number of Farms and Total Agriculture Production Increases 2012 to 2017, Declines Nationally

Oregon’s total number of farm operations increased a net 2,177 between the 2012 and 2017 Census of Agriculture, this growth of 6.1 percent occurred while nationally the number of farms decreased by a net of 67,083 of 3.2 percent.

Mallory Rahe | Apr 2019 | Educational document

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