Working Together through Challenging Times Workshop Resource List Food Sharing This is a list of potential local community resources that may enhance your project idea. They are listed in alphabetical order. Please use this list for your own reference; it is not intended to be used for solicitation or marketing purposes. This is not a comprehensive list. If you know of any resources to add, email firstname.lastname@example.org. NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Agri‐Business Council of Works to educate and inform Oregonians about agriculture’s 1200 NW Naito Pkwy #290 Oregon importance to the economy and lifestyle of Oregon. Portland, OR 97209 (503)241‐1487 email@example.com http://www.aglink.org Community Food Dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food 3830 SE Division St. Security Coalition systems that ensure access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally Portland, OR 97202 appropriate food for all people at all times. Seeks self‐reliance (503)954‐2970 among all communities in obtaining their food and to create a http://www.foodsecurity.org system of growing, manufacturing, processing, making available, and selling food that is regionally based and grounded in the principles of justice, democracy, and sustainability. Cooperative Grocery Food Front Co‐op 2375 NW Thurman or 6344 SW Capitol Hwy (503)222‐5658 http://www.foodfront.coop Stores People’s Co‐op 3029 SE 21st Avenue (503)232‐9051 http://www.peoples.coop Alberta Co‐op 1500 NE Alberta St. (503) 287‐4333 http://www.albertagrocery.coop Community owned grocery stores that carry bulk, local, and organic items. Eco Trust’s Food and Works to improve public understanding of local agriculture and 721 NW 9th Ave, Suite 200 Farms Program increase the market share of locally grown food. Farm to school Portland, OR 97209 programs, events, tool kits “Building Local Food Networks: A (503)467‐0763 Toolkit for Organizers”, learning communities http://www.ecotrust.org/foodfarms (http://www.localfoodnetworks.net) and Salmon Nation (http://www.salmonnation.com).
NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Ecumenical Ministries of Empowers faith communities, farmers, and neighborhoods to 0245 SW Bancroft St. Suite B Oregon Interfaith Food build rural‐urban alliances and create innovative partnerships for Portland, OR 97239 and Farms Partnership just and sustainable food systems. Programs include: buying clubs, (503) 221‐1054 cooking classes, community gardens, and farm stands, and firstname.lastname@example.org community food assessments. http://www.emoregon.org/food‐farms.php Edible Portland Magazine and website dedicated to encouraging people to eat http://www.edibleportland.com more locally grown and produce products. Food for Thought Café Serving food, art, and education. Student run café that embodies Portland State University sustainability practices including local organic food and less Smith Student Union 026 packaging. (503)725‐4736 email@example.com http://www.fftcafepdx.org Food Not Bombs Provides free vegan meals Mon‐Sat. in local gathering spaces. firstname.lastname@example.org All sites serve at 5:30pm. foodnotbombs@planet‐save.com http://www.foodnotbombs.net Food Not Lawns Turning yards into gardens and neighborhoods into communities. email@example.com Offers educational services such as garden design, community http://www.foodnotlawns.com workshops, and community seed swaps. http://www.foodnotlawns.net Garden of Wonders at Involves students in the stewardship of the school’s organic garden 2421 SE Orange Abernethy Elementary and landscape through education, wellness and community Portland, OR 97214 School building. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.gardenofwonders.org Growing Gardens Digs at the root of hunger in Portland by building organic home 2003 NE 42nd Ave. #3 gardens in urban backyards, creating school garden clubs for Portland, OR 97213 future veggie eaters and cultivators and hosting learn and grow (503) 284‐8420 classes covering cooking, preserving & more. http://www.growing‐gardens.org Janus Youth Program Village Gardens is a 60,000 sq ft. urban garden providing 707 NE Couch St. Urban Agricultural gardening and farming access to low‐income residents in North Portland, OR 97232 Services Portland. Offers family garden plots, employment, after‐school (503) 233‐6090 programs and clubs and more. Food Works is a youth employment http://www.janusyouth.org/what‐we‐do/urban‐ and empowerment program that engages young people in all agriculture‐services.php aspects of planning, growing, selling, and donating produce.
NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Northwest Veg Educates and empowers people to make vegetarian choices for a 24305 NE Elkhorn Rd healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world. Hosts monthly Brush Prairie, WA 98606 vegetarian potlucks, offers vegetarian mentors. (503) 224‐7380 http://www.nwveg.org Oregon Farmers’ Market Find out about local markets and resources in your neighborhood. PO Box 13272 Association/Portland Portland, OR 97213 Farmers Markets (503) 525‐1035 http://www.oregonfarmersmarkets.org http://www.portlandfarmersmarket.org Oregon Food Bank (OFB) Works to eliminate the root causes of hunger through advocacy, 7900 NE 33rd Dr. nutrition education, learning gardens and public education. Portland, OR 97211 Plant A Row for the Hungry program where community raises (503)282‐0555 extra crops/garden rows to donate to local food bank. http://www.oregonfoodbank.org Oregon Tilth Non‐profit research and education organization dedicated to 1725 SE Tenino producing biologically sound agriculture. Hosts educational events Portland, OR 97202 through out Oregon and provides organic certification. (503) 378‐0690 http://www.tilth.org OSU Extension Metro Engagement of citizens with the University to address individual 506 SW Mill St. Suite 780 Office Program and community problems such as: Childhood hunger in Oregon, Portland, OR 97207 Farm Bill Forum, Master Gardener Program, Nutrition Education (503)725‐8101 Programs, Food Business Education, Small Farms Program and http://oregonstate.edu/portlandmetro/outreach‐ more . engagement/adult‐programs Portland Area Information and resources for joining and volunteering at local http://portlandcsa.org Community Supported CSA’s. Agriculture (CSA) Coalition Portland Community 32 community gardens through out the city developed and 6437 SE Division St. Gardens operated by volunteers and Parks and Rec staff. Sign up for a plot Portland, OR 97206 of land or volunteer at the gardens. (503)823‐1612 http://www.portlandonline.com/parks Portland Fruit Tree Organizes people to gather fruit before it falls, and make it 3125 E Burnside St. Project available to those who need it most. Registers fruit and nut trees Portland, OR 97214 throughout the city, brings people together to harvest and (503) 284‐6106 distribute thousands of pounds of fresh fruit each year, and email@example.com teaches tree care and food preservation in hands‐on workshops. http://portlandfruit.org
NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Portland Multnomah Citizen‐based advisory council to the City of Portland to address Steve Cohen Food Policy Council issues regarding food access, land use planning issues, local food (503) 823‐4225 purchasing plans and local policies for regional food systems. http://www.portlandonline.com/OSD Meetings are open to the public. Portland Preserve Offers 9 month classes in the art and science of food preservation 4039 NE 14th Ave. on an urban farm in NE Portland. Portland, OR 97212 (503) 280‐9895 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.portlandpreserve.com Portland Yardsharing Provides resources to the community to create gardens for email@example.com generating fresh local food. http://www.yardsharing.org Slow Food Portland Local chapter of a non‐profit education organization dedicated to http://slowfoodportland.com supporting and celebrating the food traditions of North America. http://slowfoodusa.org Tryon Life Community Grows community learning while preserving common green space, 11640 SW Boones Ferry Rd. Farm restoring native ecosystems, and demonstrating sustainable urban Portland, OR 97219 density living. (503)245‐3847 firstname.lastname@example.org http://tryonfarm.org Urban Edibles A community database of wild food sources in Portland, OR. http://www.urbanedibles.org Urban Farm Project Grows food locally within neighborhoods, shares resources and Bob New builds community. Programs include tool librarian workshops and (971)344‐0115 the NE Food and Chicken Co‐op. http://portlandurbanfarmproject.wordpress.com Urban Gleaners Rescues food everyday from locations throughout the Portland Tracy Oseran/Jane Anne Morton area and delivers it to groups that feed the hungry such as: (503)226‐8061 Blanchet House, Sunshine Pantry, Friendly House, New Avenues email@example.com for Youth and PEAR. http://www.urbangleaners.org Your Backyard Farmer Creates small sustainable organic method farms at your backdoor 7527 SE Ramona & provides fresh, in‐season produce from your farm to your fork. Portland, OR 97206 (503)449‐2402 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.yourbackyardfarmer.com Zenger Farm Working urban farm with youth education, community workshops, 11741 SE Foster Rd. egg co‐op, immigrant/refugee farmer training program and Portland, OR 97266 farmer’s markets. (503)282‐4245 http://www.zengerfarm.org