Our selected partners include:
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America's private land owners and managers conserve their soil, water, and other natural resources.
Organicology - Join a full spectrum of participants in the organic foods trade for 3 days of perspective enhancement, skill development, inspiration and celebration.
Living Culture is a monthly television series that showcases cuisine and culture in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Their mission is to generate interest in local foods through inspiring and positive media.
Organic Land Care Accreditation Training program is launched by Oregon Tilth. The accreditation training is intended to offer tools and market opportunities for landscape professionals to work under organic principles.
Allium is an intimate neighborhood restaurant inspired by the native, pure food of Oregon and the Northwest. The chefs create daily fare from fresh, seasonal ingredients straight from local farmers and purveyors.
Organic Seed Alliance supports the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed.
Besaw’s strives to support local, organic and sustainable farmers; limited availability of some produce may apply. We exclusively use local, grass-fed beef, local cage-free eggs and 100% hormone-free dairy products. Supporting our valued community is of the utmost importance.
FARM to FORK Events is Oregon’s first statewide Farm Dinner experience. Each FARM to FORK Dinner is a farm-to-table feast, local food fundraiser, and community celebration rolled into one.
The ACA is a non-profit educational organization created to benefit the USDA accredited organic certifier community and the organic industry.
AmeriCorps is a national network of programs that engages more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in communities throughout the nation.
Salmon-Safe is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit devoted to restoring agricultural and urban watersheds so that salmon can spawn and thrive.
Register for the OLC Accreditation Training in November! Thurston County, in cooperation with Oregon Tilth is offering a five-day training for landscape professionals focusing on organic practices including soil biology, Integrated Pest Management, organic weed management, marketing organic land care, stormwater management, toxics and pollution reduction, tree care and more.
The new informative website offers a wide range of informational resources, including basic facts about organic, tips on using organic around the house, and organic recipe ideas. The site also features the latest in organic news.
EcoFarm's programs bring together a diversity of stakeholders in California food production to promote grassroots leadership and regional solutions to decrease the negative impacts of industrial agriculture on environmental and community health.
Organic Exchange is a 501(C)(3) charitable organization committed to expanding organic agriculture, with a specific focus on increasing the production and use of organically grown fibers such as cotton.
Promoting a sustainable food system, improving water quality, creating rural jobs and supporting renewable energy are a few of their programs.
The OOC directs and endorses activities that promote organic agriculture & food systems in Oregon
Keynote: Greenhorns & Grayhorns The recently published book, Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmer Movement, includes nine “dispatches” from Oregon farmers and ranchers. These authors represent the growing youth movement in Oregon agriculture. The keynote session for the conference features four of the Oregon authors and greenhorn farmers representing different regions of the state: Sarahlee Lawrence, Rainshadow Organics, Terrebonne; Josh Volk, Slow Hand Farm, Portland; Cory Carmen, Carman Ranch, Wallowa; Teresa Retzlaff, 46 North Farm, Olney. Moderating the panel is well-known organic seed grower and inveterate grayhorn, Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed, Philomath. The session will include readings, lessons learned, wisdom and more than a few laughs.
The Oregon State University Extension Service engages the people of Oregon with research-based knowledge and education.
Plate and Pitchfork is a Portland-based organization committed to offering its patrons a series of adventurous and informative dinners hosted on local farms every summer.