Today's Stop on the Land Use Trail: Sauvie Island

Throughout this summer, we'll be featuring stops on our new Land Use Trail. Today, July 15: Sauvie Island. 

Today's Stop on the Land Use Trail: Wallowa Lake

Throughout this summer, we'll be featuring stops on our new Land Use Trail. Today, July 10: Wallowa Lake, a place of special significance to generations of Oregonians.

Perspective: Addressing the Challenge of Ownership in CSAs

Our summer intern from the Duke Engage program, Estefany Noria, recently visited Portland's Zenger Farm with her fellow program participants. She reflects on the experience and a recent New York Times article about Community Supported Agriculture in this piece from the Duke Engage Portland blog.

Today's Stop on the Land Use Trail: Coastal Cranberries

A few times a week this summer, we'll be featuring stops on our new Land Use Trail. Today, June 25: Cranberries. Quite possibly one of Oregon's most special farm crops, cranberries are essential to the southern Oregon Coast's economy.

The Importance of Wheat Exports to Oregon's Economy: 1000 Friends Statement on GMO Contamination

Over 600,000 acres of agricultural land in northeast Oregon, and thousands of Oregonians who depend on it, could be affected by the recent discovery of non-approved genetically-modified wheat in the region. This is an event that should concern all Oregonians, because it poses a major challenge to one of the state’s most crucial economic sectors: agriculture.

Minority-Operated Farms Increasing in Washington County, Reports The Oregonian

The Oregonian's Andrea Castillo reports on the increasing numbers of farms in Washington County that are operated by minorities, many of whom were originally farm workers in the United States. The story highlights the changing face of Oregon agriculture.

Pedalpalooza: Helvetia Community Ride

Pedalpalooza: Helvetia Community and Urban Growth Boundary Ride

Sunday, June 9, 1:00-4:30 PM
Meet at Orenco Station MAX Station, NW 231st & NE Alder St., Hillsboro (Click here to plan your trip by transit!)

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/09/2013 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

McCall Society Speaker Series: Author Katherine Cole in Salem

McCall Society Speaker Series: Author Katherine Cole in Salem

Thursday, May 16
Wine Reception 5:30 PM, Presentation 6-7 PM
Pringle Hall Community Center, 606 Church St. SE, Salem

Cost: Free for 1000 Friends members, $15 for others

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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