There is an incredible amount of information available to people who are interesting in pursuing farming, or just growing and enjoying Oregon’s local abundance in general. From publications, conferences, non-profits, websites- these are some of our favorites.
Growing for Market-monthly publication and great website where you can access all past articles for a fee, find books and other resources for direct market farming.
ATTRA- National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service- so many free, awesome publications and funded by taxpayer’s!
Oregon Tilth- find organic producers and find out about regional classes and events.
Organic Seed Alliance- learn about protecting regional organic seed production, resources for new organic seed growers.
Edible Portland- publication focusing on regional food culture and local producers.
Slow Food Portland- straight from their website “Slow Food seeks to reconnect people with the food they eat and the cultures, community, and production behind it.” Any one interested in starting a Salem convivium?
Tools and Supplies
Pro-Gro (soil mixes)