Category Archive for: ‘Policy’

  • 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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  • 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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