Category Archive for: ‘Farms’

  • The Right Price for Food

    In last week’s Oregonian FOODday section, writer Leslie Cole ran an even-handed article entitled, “Which price is right?” The piece ran a simple price comparison between the same set of groceries purchased from a farmer’s market, through a CSA, at the progressive Portland-area grocer New [...]

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  • Fast-tracked Food Safety

    Peanuts. Pistachios. Popcorn seasoning. Cookie Dough. Greens. Beef. Beef. Beef. Wide-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness of slammed our country this year, leaving legislators scrambling to come up with an appropriate response. Over the last month or so, we’ve begun to see the first steps towards [...]

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  • No Slow Food Without Farmland

    Guest post by Katherine Deumling, Slow Food Regional Governor for Oregon and a member of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors ________ What is at stake in this year’s critical, long-term planning for urban and rural space in our tri-county region? Yesterday, I testified [...]

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