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Grow an Extra Row teaches gardening while reducing food insecurity

In 2019, Master Gardener volunteers produced and donated 3,039 pounds of fresh, nutritious produce.

Weston Miller | Mar 2021 | Impact story

Food Hubs in Oregon

This publication is a list of established and emerging Food Hub ventures in Oregon, with brief descriptions and contact info. Hubs included vary in their size, scope, and structure. All of them work to support producers, streamline operations, and play a crucial role in developing our state’s local food system to a scale that is competitive in mainstream markets.

Lauren Gwin, Kiara Kashuba | Mar 2021 | Publication

Dry Farming Project adapts with virtual programming during pandemic

The first Dry Farming Project virtual field tour series was held as harvest came in August and September and drew 137 participants from throughout Oregon, across the country and some internationally.

Amy Garrett | Mar 2021 | Impact story

Extension helps community come together to create food pantry

, Oregon State University Extension Service quickly rallied to hold community meetings that led to a committee tasked with looking for options.

Anna Browne | Mar 2021 | Impact story

Farm To School and School Garden programs innovate during pandemic

Extension Farm to School and School Garden educators in Klamath and Lincoln counties came up with creative alternatives to face-to-face experiences.

Chris Branam | Feb 10, 2021 | News story

Veggie Rx in Oregon

This article summarizes results of an Oregon-wide survey of “Veggie Rx” programs, conducted by the Veggie Rx working group of the Oregon Community Food Systems Network.

Kealy Summers | Feb 2021 | Article

Seeing Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Community Food System Indicators

The current set of Community Food System (CFS) indicators developed by the Oregon Community Food System Network (OCFSN) obscures the differential access to power and resources experienced by people with varying identities. Bringing a...

Shannon Caplan, Lauren Gwin | Feb 2021 | Article

Oregon Sea Grant, OSU Extension show consumers how to buy seafood on the docks

The initiative is called Shop at the Dock

Amanda Gladics | Dec 2020 | Impact story

Veterans explore farming as possible career in OSU Extension Small Farms online programs

All of the Small Farms programing was forced online after the pandemic arrived, including two innovative programs to help veterans learn about farming and see if it is a good fit.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 23, 2020 | News story