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    • Food Sharing Resource ListThis is a list of some local community resources that could build capacity behind a community-building project idea and offer opportunities for communityengagement. 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 isnot a comprehensive list. If you know of any resources to add, email outreach@ourunitedvillages.org.NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION 1200 NW Naito Pkwy #290 Portland, OR 97209Agri-Business Council of (503)241-1487Oregon and lifestyle of Oregon. info@aglink.org http://www.aglink.org Community owned store focused on providing healthy local food to their customers. A 1500 NE Alberta St. community resource and gathering place, providing fresh, high-quality, affordable food to (503) 287-4333Alberta Co-op Grocery Store the diverse members of North and Northeast Portland. Products from local, organic, and http://www.albertagrocery.coop socially responsible sources, and work to build connections between our customers and info@albertagrocery.coopCity of Portland: Bureau of http://www.portlandonline.com/bps/index.cfm?c=53Planning and Sustainability Be Resourceful In the Kitchen. Offering free menu planners and grocery planners. 145Be Resourceful Campaign The Office of Sustainable Development focuses on policy and programs that support local, Portland, OregonCity of Portland: Bureau of sustainable agriculture, economic development in the region, and access to healthy, http://www.portlandonline.com/osd/index.cPlanning and Sustainability - culturally appropriate food for all residents. The Office works with the citizen-based fm?c=41480Food Policy and Programs Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council to advise elected officials on issues regarding foodbps@ci.portland.or.us access, land use planning issues, local food purchasing plans and many other policy Steve Cohen, Food Policy and Programs, Portland, OR Chefs Collaborative works with chefs and the greater food community to celebrate local http://www.portlandcc.org/ foods and foster a more sustainable food supply. The Collaborative inspires action by info@portlandcc.orgChefs Collaborative translating information about our food into tools for making knowledgeable purchasing Contact Person: decisions. Through these actions, our members embrace seasonality, preserve diversity and Debra Sohm Lawson, Director of Food and traditional practices, and support local economies. Community Food Matters works to increase economic, environmental, and human health in Portland State University - SUSP/SCH PO Box rural and urban communities through the development of sustainable food systems. http://www.pdx.edu/sustainability/communCommunity Food Matters Through service learning and service scholarship, we do this in three ways: 1. Convene real ity-food-systems and virtual spaces for learning and networking 2. Collect and share information about the hammerj@pdx.edu state of the regions food system 3. Help catalyze responses to identified gaps and Contact Person: Janet Hammer Dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food systems that ensure 3830 SE Division St.Community Food Security access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for all people at all times. Portland, OR 97202Coalition Seeks self-reliance among all communities in obtaining their food and to create a system of (503)954-2970 growing, manufacturing, processing, making available, and selling food that is regionally http://www.foodsecurity.org Cooking Up a Story (CUpS) is an online television series (and blog) about people, food, and http://cookingupastory.com/ sustainable living. CUpS offers a variety of original, short form video programming that rebecca@cookingupastory.comCooking Up a Story examines our food system, up close and personal. We bring you unique documentary Contact Person: stories about farmers and ranchers, food artisans, and others whose lives center around Rebecca Gerendasy
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION The Eat Local Challenge was originally introduced in 2005 and has been modified for year- Ecotrust Attn: Eat Local Challenge 721 NWEat Local Challenge round use by Ecotrust http://www.eatlocal.net/Agri-Business Council ofOregon and lifestyle of Oregon. understanding of local agriculture and increase the market share Works to improve public 721 NW 9th Ave, Suite 200 Portland, OR 97209 (503)467-0763Program http://www.ecotrust.org/foodfarms (http://www.localfoodnetworks.net) and Salmon Nation (http://www.salmonnation.com). 0245 SW Bancroft St. Suite B Empowers faith communities, farmers, and neighborhoods to build rural-urban alliancesEcumenical Ministries of Portland, OR 97239 and create innovative partnerships for just and sustainable food systems. Programs include:Oregon Interfaith Food and (503) 221-1054 buying clubs, cooking classes, community gardens, and farm stands, and community foodFarms Partnership foodandfaith@emoregon.org assessments. http://www.emoregon.org/food-farms.php c/o Ecotrust 721 NW 9th Ave, Suite 200 Edible Portland is both a magazine and website. Edible Portlands goal is to be a resource http://www.edibleportland.com that makes eating, growing, and enjoying Portlands local abundance an everyday pleasure.Edible Portland lford@ecotrust.org Edible Portland serves the greater Portland metropolitan area including Hood River and the Contact Person: Willamette Valley. Deborah Kane, Publisher PO Box 751 615 SW Harrison Food-based Ecological Education Design (FEED) empowers youth through food and http://web.pdx.edu/~feed/mission.htmFood-based Ecological gardening to achieve a good life. FEEDS has a long-term vision where schools and Contact Person:Education Design communities, keeping children at the center, evolve a food and garden-based pedagogy. Pramod Parajuli: pramodp@pdx.edu Dilafruz Williams: williamsdi@pdx.edu Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331-Food For Oregon: The Food for Oregon is a strategic partnership between Oregon Food Bank and Oregon State http://foodfororegon.oregonstate.edu/Community Food Programs University Extension Service. The website contains a searchable database of non- Contact Person: Scott Reed, Vice Provost,Database emergency community food programs in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Food for Thought Cafe is a small, student run cafe at Portland State University that Location: Smith Memorial Union Building embodies sustainability principles. The cafe is open during Fall, Winter, and Spring terms Mailing Address: Food for Thought Cafe c/oFood for Thought Café and supports the expansion of food choices at PSU that include: locally and sustainably (503) 725-4736 grown food, less packaging, more recycling and composting, affordable, good food, living http://www.fftcafe.pdx.edu/about/ wages and working conditions, and community-based management. fft@pdx.edu Food Front Northwest 2375 NW Thurman St. Food Front Hillsdale 6344 SW CapitolFood Front Cooperative Food Front is a consumer cooperative building a vibrant community and a healthier world (503)222-5658Grocery by selling wholesome food and empowering people. http://www.foodfront.coop info@foodfront.coop
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION The Food Innovation Center (FIC) offers one stop access to important services for food 1207 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97209 producers, processors, marketers, and entrepreneurs. It operates through a partnership http://fic.oregonstate.edu/Agri-Business Council ofFood Innovation Center between Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Their staff of Contact Person:Oregon and lifestyle of Oregon. technologists, engineers, economists and business professionals has a breadth of real-world Aaron Johnson, Program Leader for Food experience and depth of technical skills that foster the success of food and agricultural pdxfnb@lists.riseup.netFood Not Bombs Provides free vegan meals Mon-Sat. in local gathering spaces. All sites serve at 5:30pm. foodnotbombs@planet-save.com http://www.foodnotbombs.net Turning yards into gardens and neighborhoods into communities. Offers educational foodnotlawns@yahoo.comFood Not Lawns services such as garden design, community workshops, and community seed swaps. http://www.foodnotlawns.net PO Box 133 Colton, OR 97017Friends of Family Farmers Friends of Family Farmers (FOFF) is an all-volunteer, citizens http://www.friendsoffamilyfarmers.org/Frien info@friendsoffamilyfarmers.org Friends of Portland Community Gardens (FPCG) is a volunteer nonprofit organization Portland, Oregon working primarily with Portland Parks and Recreation. FPCG is dedicated to the http://www.friendspdxgardens.org/Friends of Portland improvement, advocacy, and expansion of local community gardening. Portland Contact: Mara Reynolds, Alice FroehlichCommunity Gardens Community Gardens offers free weekly organic gardening classes for children ages 6-12 at General: info@friendspdxgardens.org three community gardens around Portland, as well as a weeklong summer day camp. Child program: childgard@ci.portland.or.us Abernethy Elementary School The mission of the Garden of Wonders is to create and sustain an organic garden andGarden of Wonders at 2421 SE Orange, Portland 97214 landscape which is wholly integrated into the school. Involves students in the stewardshipAbernethy Elementary info@gardenofwonders.orgSchool http://www.gardenofwonders.org building. Contact Person: Linda Colwell, Director Jean Ann Van Krevelen jeanann@gardenertofarmer.comGardener to Farmer Edible Garden Coaching, Garden Writing, Garden Marketing Strategist (503) 412-9837 http://www.gardenertofarmer.com 6148 SE 111th Ave Portland, OR 97266 Generous Ventures is a nonprofit organization formed in 1989 of all volunteers that gatherGenerous Ventures Gleaners http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go gleaned and salvaged food to distribute to low-income, elderly and homeless people. /by.web/id=742&do=detail&rid=82 6825 N Willamette Blvd., Portland Golden Harvesters is a volunteer-run organization that has been providing food and otherGolden Harvesters Inc. http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go goods to low-income families, senior citizens and the disabled since 1988. /by.web/id=742&do=detail&rid=181 2407 SE 49th Ave. Inspires communities to clean up contaminated land and transform it into community Portland, OR 97206Groundwork Portland assets. (503) 467-4567 http://groundworkportland.org/
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Digs at the root of hunger in Portland by building organic home gardens in urban 2003 NE 42nd Ave. #3Agri-Business Council of Portland, OR 97213Growing Gardens backyards, creating school garden clubs for future veggie eaters and cultivators and hostingOregon and lifestyle of Oregon.covering cooking, preserving & more. (503) 284-8420 learn and grow classes http://www.growing-gardens.org The Fruit Loop is a 35-mile, scenic drive through the Hood River valleys orchards, forests, PO Box 168 Odell, OR 97044Hood River County Fruit farmlands, and friendly communities. The drive offers farms, farm stands, vineyards, http://www.hoodriverfruitloop.comLoop wineries, unique places to eat and shop for local products, as well as special events and info@hoodriverfruitloop.com celebrations. P.O. Box 230192 Tigard, Oregon 97281 Home Orchard Society is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to assisting both http://www.homeorchardsociety.orgHome Orchard Society novice and expert growers and promoting the science, culture, and pleasure of growing arboretum@homeorchardsociety.org fruit. Contact Person: Karen Tillou We work with our customers to create new garden spaces and problem-solve any numberIndependence Gardens info@IndependenceGardensPDX.com of issues in their gardens. Offering classes for $10. Village Gardens is a 60,000 sq ft. urban garden providing gardening and farming access to 707 NE Couch St. low-income residents in North Portland. Offers family garden plots, employment, after- Portland, OR 97232Janus Youth Programs: school programs and clubs and more. Food Works is a youth employment and (503) 233-6090Urban Agricultural Services empowerment program that engages young people in all aspects of planning, growing, http://www.janusyouth.org/what-we- selling, and donating produce. do/urban-agriculture-services.php The Learning Garden Laboratory (LGL) is an 11-acre garden education site located in 6801 SE 60th Ave., Portland, OR 97206Learning Gardens Laboratory Southeast Portland that provides K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students hands on http://www.pdx.edu/elp/learning-gardens- experience and education in sustainable gardening and healthy nutrition. laboratory 3926 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, 97227 Livingscape is a sustainably-focused garden, kitchen and outdoor store. We promote what 503.248.0104Livingscape we call "engaged living" ... that is, engaged with place (the Pacific NW), food, and people livingscapenursery@gmail.com (friends, family, community). www.livingscape.com Loaves & Fishes Centers is a nonprofit, secular organization that provides hot, nutritious 7710 SW 31st Avenue PO Box 19477Loaves and Fishes Centers: meals to seniors 60 years and older. Hot noon meals are delivered by volunteers each http://www.loavesandfishesonline.orgThe Meals-On-Wheels People weekday to homebound seniors. Loaves & Fishes Centers also serves a noon lunch to active seniors at 35 meal centers throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clark Co. Use this website to find farmers markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably http://www.localharvest.orgLocal Harvest grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies. Learn not only how to bake bread, make cheese, roast a whole chicken, and practice other 13228 NE Eugene Street lost culinary arts, but how to incorporate slow food traditions into your fast paced modern Portland, OR 97230Lost Arts Kitchen life. Find out how you can bring economy, organization, and time management into your (503) 253-7331‎ kitchen, reduce your food bill, and enjoy delicious, nutritious meals at home. http://www.lostartskitchen.com
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Find or Start a Meet Up Group. Many groups have already formed related to food sharing http://www.meetup.com/cities/us/or/portlaMeet-Up Portland (e.g. Simple Living, SE/NE Portland Urban Gardening, Portland Permaculture, and Micro-Agri-Business Council of nd/ Farming & Permaculture).Oregon and lifestyle of Oregon. Metro GreenScene features sustainable living tools, seasonal nature notes and stories about http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go outstanding people and places. Plus youll find hundreds of nature activities, paddle trips, /by.web/id=24231Metro GreenScene bike rides, bird walks, volunteer ventures and natural gardening workshops offered all around the region. http://calendar.oregonmetro.gov/events/ PO Box #13382 Come join our committed and motivated group of Montavilla neighbors and friends Portland, OR 97213Montavilla Food Co-op working together to provide residents and friends of Montavilla with year-round access to haleycsmith@yahoo.com fresh, delicious, affordable food & produce in a comfortable, inclusive shopping experience. 503-867-5330. http://www.montavilla.coop/ We are a group of individuals in the Montavilla/Mt. Tabor neighborhoods who buy food and jenpolis@gmail.comMontavilla Food Buying Club other necessities cooperatively in bulk to get the best price. We are focused mainly on 503-545-7233 buying locally and choosing organic items when possible. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MontavillaFBC/ 2408 SE 16th Avenue Portland, Oregon The annual Muddy Boot Organic Festival is a city-wide festival held in SeptemberMuddy Boot Organic Festival http://www.muddyboot.org/index.php celebrating local organic foods and sustainable living in Portland, Oregon. info@muddyboot.org Meets the urgent food needs of North and Northeast residents while working to develop 4800 NE 72nd Ave. Portland, OR 97218 community solutions to secure access to adequate, affordable and healthy food. 3-5 day http://www.emoregon.org/NE_food_prograNortheast Emergency Food supply of nutritious groceries to neighbors in crisis. Offering community gardening nefp@emoregon.orgProgram opportunities, coordinating neighborhood food workshops, educating and empowering around local food issues, building community partnerships. Northeast Portland Tool Library works towards a future where Portland is vibrant, 5431 NE 20th Avenue Portland, OR 97211Northeast Portland Tool sustainable, and a thriving city for people of all income levels by providing homeowners, Located in the basement at RedeemerLibrary (NEPTL) renters, and business owners of the Northeast with tools and the knowledge to use them. Lutheran Church (enter on Killingsworth) Hours: Wednesday 5:30pm-7:30pm, Saturday 9am-2pm http://www.neptl.org 2209 North Schofield St., Portland, OR 97217 The North Portland Tool Library (NPTL) is a community resource dedicated to buildingNorth Portland Tool Library http://www.northportlandtoollibrary.org/ community and fostering sustainability by providing residents with tools and the power to(NPTL) (503) 823-0209 use them. Registration free to all residents of North Portland. NoPoTool_Library@yahoo.com Dedicated to promoting the responsible, sustainable and just use of agriculture and http://www.nwrage.orgNorthwest Resistance science. We are working towards a ban on genetic engineering and patents on life. Our info@nwrage.orgAgainst Genetic Engineering efforts focus on education, community building, advocacy and action.Northwest VEG: Vegetarian Educates and empowers people to make vegetarian choices for a healthy, sustainable, and http://www.nwveg.orgEducation & Empowerment compassionate world. Hosts monthly vegetarian potlucks, offers vegetarian mentors. All info@nwveg.orgGroup welcome, vegetarian or not. 24305 NE Elkhorn Rd. Brush Prairie, WA
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION The One Stop Sustainability Shop (TOSSS) inspires, educates and supports customers who 1468 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR, 97211 wish to make wiser purchasing choices. TOSSS sells items that are non-toxic, made of 503-241-5404Agri-Business Council ofShopOne Stop Sustainability sustainable materials, fair-trade and as locally as possible for affordable prices. The store info@sustainabilitypdx.comOregon and lifestyle of Oregon. only deals with manufacturers who are environmentally and socially responsible. http://sustainabilitypdx.com Oregon Department of Environmental Qualitys Composting Program website has 811 Sixth Ave., Portland, 97204Oregon Department of information on permits and permit applications, recent studies on quality issues, updates http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/sw/compost/iEnvironmental Quality ndex.htmComposting Program and use compost. compostrules@deq.state.or.us PO Box 13272 Portland, OR 97213Association/Portland Find out about local markets and resources in your neighborhood. (503) 525-1035Farmers Markets http://www.oregonfarmersmarkets.org http://www.portlandfarmersmarket.org Works to eliminate the root causes of hunger through advocacy, nutrition education, 7900 NE 33rd Dr., Portland, OR 97211Oregon Food Bank (OFB) learning gardens and public education. Plant A Row for the Hungry program where (503)282-0555 community raises extra crops/garden rows to donate to local food bank. http://www.oregonfoodbank.org The Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force collaborates with state agencies, businesses, non- 4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 97214Oregon Hunger Relief Task profits, public officials and local communities to end hunger in Oregon. Working with http://oregonhunger.org/Force partners throughout Oregon, the Task Force promotes community awareness, compiles info@oregonhunger.org research, develops proposals for government action and conducts outreach to expand OSALT holds urban and rural agricultural lands in trust, keeping them in agricultural use by PO Box 1106, Canby, Oregon 97013-1106Oregon Sustainable successive generations of growers and stewards, and serves to restore an appreciation of http://www.osalt.orgAgricultural Land Trust agriculture and to actively participate in developing sustainable agricultural practices and Contact Person: Will Newman II(OSALT) systems through research and education. info@osalt.org director1@osalt.org Non-profit research and education organization dedicated to producing biologically sound 1725 SE Tenino, Portland, OR 97202Oregon Tilth agriculture. Hosts educational events through out Oregon and provides organic (503) 378-0690 certification. http://www.tilth.org http://organic.infinitewilderness.com/ Resource listing of Portland-area restaurants, grocery stores, food products, catering, CSAs,Organic Portland benvolio@infinitewilderness.com clothing, pet supplies, gardening, and events that promote organic products or services. Contact Person: Ben Amstutz Organics to You is a locally owned and operated Portland organic produce delivery 606 SE Madison St PortlandOrganics to You http://organicstoyou.org/ since early 2001. We also offer Paperless Gift Certificates and hand delivered Organic Gift info@organicstoyou.org 506 SW Mill St. Suite 780, 97207 Engagement of citizens with the University to address individual and community problems (503)725-8101OSU Extension Metro Office such as: Childhood hunger in Oregon, Farm Bill Forum, Master Gardener Program, NutritionProgram http://oregonstate.edu/portlandmetro/outr Education Programs, Food Business Education, Small Farms Program and more . each-engagement/adult-programs
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening /calendarAgri-Business Council ofOSU Extension Master The monthly gardening calendars are produced by OSU Extension. Each calendar provides Master Gardener Hotlines:Oregon and lifestyle of Oregon. reminders of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting, and maintenance. Multnomah Co.: (503) 445-4608Hotlines Washington Co.: (503) 821-1150 Clackamas Co.: (503) 655-8631 3029 SE 21st Avenue (503)232-9051 http://www.peoples.coop Plate and Pitchfork exists to celebrate and support local farms. This all-volunteer group 6106 SE 13th Avenue Portland 97202 hosts dinners using locally produced foods and helps attendees unravel some of the http://www.plateandpitchfork.comPlate and Pitchfork mysteries surrounding food choices. Plate and Pitchfork is committed to increasing dine@plateandpitchfork.com awareness of the multiple benefits of eating local foods. Contact Person: Erika Polmar or EmilyPortland Area CommunitySupported Agriculture (CSA) http://portlandcsa.orgCoalition 6437 SE Division St. Portland, 97206Portland Community 32 community gardens through out the city developed and operated by volunteers and (503)823-1612Gardens Parks and Rec staff. Sign up for a plot of land or volunteer at the gardens. http://www.portlandonline.com/parks Organizes people to gather fruit before it falls, and make it available to those who need it 3125 E Burnside St. Portland, OR 97214 most. Registers fruit and nut trees throughout the city, brings people together to harvest (503) 284-6106Portland Fruit Tree Project and distribute thousands of pounds of fresh fruit each year, and teaches tree care and food info@portlandfruit.org preservation in hands-on workshops. http://portlandfruit.org Citizen-based advisory council to the City of Portland to address issues regarding food Steve CohenPortland Multnomah Food access, land use planning issues, local food purchasing plans and local policies for regional (503) 823-4225Policy Council food systems. Meetings are open to the public. http://www.portlandonline.com/OSD The Portland Permaculture Guild is an informal group interested in learning and promoting http://www.thedirt.org/ppg permaculture gardening techniques (a system of conscious, sustainable, ecological design) permiegirl@aol.comPortland Permaculture Guild in the Portland Area. The Guild holds free monthly educational meetings that are open to everyone, as well as classes, workshops, and other activities. An ongoing planning effort to create a year-round permanent public market in Portland, www.portlandpublicmarket.com similar to Pike Place Market in Seattle. The mission of the Portland Public Market is to info@portlandpublicmarket.comPortland Public Market operate a daily, year-round, indoor-outdoor venue to showcase the regions bounty, to promote sustainable agricultural practices, to encourage healthy eating, to provide P.O. Box 511 Portland, Oregon 97207 entrepreneurial opportunities for those who produce and sell the food we eat. ron@rpaulconsulting.com 4039 NE 14th Ave. Portland, OR 97212 Offers 9 month classes in the art and science of food preservation on an urban farm in NEPortland Preserve (503) 280-9895 Portland. info@portlandpreserve.com http://www.portlandpreserve.com
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATIONPortland Yardsharing Provides resources to the community to create gardens for generating fresh local food. info@yardsharing.org Salmon-Safe is devoted to restoring agricultural and urban watersheds so that salmon can http://www.salmonsafe.orgAgri-Business Council of spawn and thrive. Salmon-Safe certifies fish friendly farms in Oregons Willamette Valley and info@salmonsafe.orgOregon SafeSalmon and lifestyle of Oregon. has become one of the nations leading regional eco labels with more than 50,000 acres of Contact Person: Dan Kent farm and urban lands certified. 805 SE 32nd Avenue Portland, OR 97214 The Sauvie Island Center is a non-profit organization teaching youth and adults about 13605 NW Howell Park Rd Portland, 97231 farmers and the food they grow through field trips and special events. Located on beautiful http://www.sauvieislandcenter.orgSauvie Island Center Sauvie Island just outside Portland, Oregon, the Center increases food, farming, and info@sauvieislandcenter.org environmental literacy in the community. Jill Kuehler, Sarah Brown The 500+ members of Slow Food Portland are a diverse group of food enthusiasts with a http://slowfoodportland.comSlow Food Portland curiosity about food traditions and heritage, local artisanal products, sustainable agriculture Linda Colwell: linda@slowfoodportland.com and the protection of the biodiversity of our local and global food sheds. info@slowfoodportland.com sePDXseedbank@gmail.com The Urban Farmers of SE Portland hope to create, through distributed and collaborativeSoutheast Portland Seed http://sepdxseedbank.wordpress.com effort, varieties of crops that are well-suited to our soils, climate and farming methods inBank Project adequate quantities to meet the demand of local food security. The SE Portland Tool Library is an all-volunteer library of home and garden tools which may SE Harrison & SE 28th Ave, Portland 97214Southeast Portland Tool be borrowed free of charge by SE Portland residents. Membership is FREE! You just have to www.septl.orgLibrary (SEPTL) be over 18 and a resident of SE Portland within SE Uplifts boundaries. SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, http://www.snowcap.orgSnowCAP clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor. 17805 SE Stark St. Holds a free community dinner on the second Saturday of each month starting at 5 pm. 503.246.1949St. Barnabas Church This dinner is meant to bring people together for food and friendship and everyone is 2201 SW Vermont St. The Terra Nova Community Farm is a Student-Run Entrepreneurial Venture located at Terra (503) 577-7612 Nova High School. With the guidance of seasoned farmer Paul Hudak, the students run the phudak@nwresd.k12.or.usTerra Nova Community Farm day to day operations of the farm. Through their work, students earn credit in core content http://www.tncfarm.org areas as well as electives. http://www.tricountyfarm.org Coop of member growers provides nutritious farm-fresh produce for sale to local residents 18640 NW Walker Road #1400 BeavertonTri-County Farm Fresh year-around. Offers farm stands and u-pick opportunities in Washington, Clackamas, and Contact Person: Albert MartinezProduce Guide Multnomah counties in Oregon. Publishes a yearly guide to local sustainable food Albert.Martinez@oregonstate.edu producers, involved in public education, and provides marketing assistance to producers. Providing food, aid and other assistance to the low-income, disabled, children and elderly in 12350 SW 5th St. Beaverton, OR the Tualatin Valley, Oregon area, by participating in field and urban gleaning. Food is http://tvgleaners.org/Tualatin Valley Gleaners distributed once a week through the participating efforts of its members. Quarterly newsletter: local and federal politics that affect low-income individuals, recipes and community resources.
    • NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION Committed to community learning, preserving common green spaces, restoring native 11640 SW Boones Ferry Rd. ecosystems, and demonstrating sustainable urban agriculture and urban density living. Portland, OR 97219Agri-Business Council of Facilitates education regarding skills, values, and paradigms for holistic human integration (503)245-3847Oregon Community Farm and lifestyle of Oregon.Tryon Life into our ecosystems experience a sustainable urban ecology as possible, practical, and farm@tryonfarm.org desirable and emerge as empowered co-creators of a well-functioning network of cultures, http://tryonfarm.org economies, and polities of deep change. 315 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 202 Portland Upstream Public Health is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating meaningful http://www.upstreampublichealth.org/Upstream Public Health dialogue, engaging community, and using the tools of research and advocacy to support Contact Person: Mel RaderAdvocacy Network public policies that promote the health of Oregonians. Policy objectives: school junk food mel@upstreampublichealth.org ban, Farm to School, and advancing menu labeling among major restaurant chains.Urban Edibles A community database of wild food sources in Portland, OR. http://www.urbanedibles.org Bob New: (971)344-0115Urban Farm Project (now a Grows food locally within neighborhoods, shares resources and builds community. http://portlandurbanfarmproject.wordpress.project of OSALT) Programs include tool librarian workshops and the NE Food and Chicken Co-op. com The Urban Farm Store is a (very) small company founded on our love of chickens, our other 2100 SE Belmont St pets and edible gardening. A major part of our mission is to educate our customers so that (503) 234-7733Urban Farm Store they can be more successful urban farmers. Please see our calendar for a complete listing of http://www.urbanfarmstore.com/ classes: http://www.urbanfarmstore.com/events-calendar/ Tracy Oseran/Jane Anne Morton Rescues food everyday from locations throughout the Portland area and delivers it to (503)226-8061Urban Gleaners groups that feed the hungry such as: Blanchet House, Sunshine Pantry, Friendly House, New info@urbangleaners.org Avenues for Youth and PEAR. http://www.urbangleaners.org The garden is a project by the African Womens Coalition and Urban League of Portland http://www.ulpdx.org/urbanharvestgarden. aimed to encourage healthy eating and active living for African and African American Inger McDowell: 503-280-2600 ext. 641 families who wouldnt have the opportunity to garden. The garden is located on the imcdowell@ulpdx.orgUrban Harvest Garden northeast corner of N Beech St and N Albina Ave.If you think your family, or you know of a family, that would be a good candidate to participate in the garden please contact Erica Lee- Johnson at 503-893-4878 or at leejohnson.erica@gmail.com Wild Food Adventures Provides expertise in wild edible plants and foraging through workshops, expeditions,Wild Adventure Foods & John Kallas, Ph.D., Director teaching events, presentations, outdoor guiding, and outfitting anywhere in North America.Institute for the Study of 4125 N Colonial Ave, Portland Technical advising, curriculum development, and custom research services are alsoEdible Wild Plants and Other (503) 775-3828 available. Emphasis is on the past, present, and future uses of wild edible plants and otherForagables http://www.wildfoodadventures.com/ foragables. mail@wildfoodadventures.com 7527 SE Ramona Portland, OR 97206 Creates small sustainable organic method farms at your backdoor & provides fresh, in-Your Backyard Farmer (503)449-2402 season produce from your farm to your fork. farmers@yourbackyardfarmer.com http://www.yourbackyardfarmer.com 11741 SE Foster Rd. Working urban farm with youth education, community workshops, egg co-op, Portland, OR 97266Zenger Farm (503)282-4245 http://www.zengerfarm.org