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Food Hubs in Oregon: What have we learned?

Can you grow your local food economy by building a food hub? Many communities around Oregon have been exploring food hubs as a way to get more locally grown food into local markets, including...

By Lauren Gwin, Teagan Moran, Matt Buck | Article

Selling Farm Produce by Count, Volume or Weight

Learn more about the common methods of measurement for farm direct produce sales.

By Mary Stewart, | Fact Sheet

Seasonality Chart: What's in Season in the Region

From fruits to flowers and meat to fiber, this chart will help determine what agriculture products are in season and available directly from farms in the Willamette Valley region.

By Mary Stewart, Colton Harms | Fact Sheet

The Broadfork

A radio segment that showcases local farming practices, tips, and resources for small-scale agriculture by interviewing both farmers and university experts on agricultural topics. Listen in on Third Wednesdays on KMUZ at 88.5FM or 100.7FM during the Willamette Wake-Up at 8:00am.

Newsletter

Updated Community Food System Indicators Now Available on OSU’s Rural Communities Explorer (June 2019)

Updated CFS indicator data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture are available on OSU Extension’s Rural Communities Explorer’s Communities Reporter Tool for the state and all counties. The CFS Indicators are a partnership between OSU Extension and the Oregon Community Food Systems Network.

By Lauren Gwin, Shannon Caplan, | 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 https://oe.oregonexplorer.info/rural/CommunitiesReporter/

By Shannon Caplan, Mallory Rahe, Lauren Gwin, Benjamin Antolin, | Educational Document

Oregon's Farm Producers

Demographic data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture are presented on Oregon's 67,595 producers. Changes to the census lead to more women being represented as farm decision makers, shown as an increase of 31.2% women producers between 2017 and 2019. Other highlights include farm decision making by sex of producer, military service, and race and ethnicity.

By Shannon Caplan, Benjamin Antolin, | Educational Document

Oregon Agriculture by the Numbers - 2017 Census of Agriculture Data

The Census of Agriculture, conducted every 5 years, provides a comprehensive look at U.S. farms and the people who operate them. This set of articles and educational documents will explore trends in Oregon Agriculture.

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

New Community Food System Indicators on OSU’s Rural Community Explorer!

Updated data on Oregon’s food processors, food stores, farm employment and compensation, and SNAP access are available on OSU Extension’s Rural Community Explorer’s Communities Reporter for the state and all counties. The CFS Indicators are a partnership between OSU Extension and the Oregon Community Food Systems Network.

By Lauren Gwin, Mallory Rahe, | Article

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, | Educational Document