Category Archive for: ‘Advocacy’

  • Farm-to-School Funding Bill – Call your Oregon Reps TODAY!

    This urgent call-to-action comes from Deborah Kane and our partners at Ecotrust Food & Farms _________ There is a bill pending in the Oregon legislature that would make is possible for us to get better food into public schools across the state – HB 2800. [...]

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  • Rural Reserves

    Image courtesy of Flickr user GeoFX After watching last night’s preview screening of Food, Inc, the pressing question from those in attendance was, “How can we affect policy change that will help small farmers?” In response, Steve Cohen, of Portland’s Food Policy Council, implored the [...]

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  • Food Safety for the Little Guys

    If you follow along with updates from COMFOOD or any similar food policy listservs, you’ve probably been understandably shocked to find an email in your inbox screaming: “OUTLAW ORGANIC FARMING!”  The panicky claims have been so widespread as to earn them an entry on the [...]

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