We envision communities across Oregon and southwest Washington where citizens are empowered and actively engaged to attain personal and community food security.
Food, Education, Agriculture Solutions Together (FEAST) is a community organizing process that allows participants to engage in a facilitated discussion around their local food system. Through this process participants identify and work towards solutions to build a healthier, more equitable, and resilient food system.
Video produced by Denise Wendt, Food for Lane County
Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE
) is an AmeriCorps program benefiting rural communities. OFB partners with R
ARE to place volunteers in rural communities to work on local food system assessments, planning, and implementation.
Challenging Oregonians to dedicate at least 10% of their food budget to local foods through an interactive website. The site includes blog posts, recipes, and many useful resources.
In partnership with Oregon State University, OFB hosts a listserv to connect statewide partners in the food movement. Join the listserv to get updates on community programs, updates, and opportunities.