Category: Food Politics

Connecting Local Farmers and Eaters through the Oregon Pasture Network

Connecting Local Farmers and Eaters through the Oregon Pasture Network People looking at cows in a pasture

Friends Of Family Farmers – Oregon Pasture Network by Lindsay Trant, Oregon Pasture Network Program Manager In June 2016, Friends of Family Farmers, a nonprofit organization that supports and advocates for family farms, launched the Oregon Pasture Network (OPN). The program connects Oregon’s pasture-based producers to each other as well as resources and expert assistance […]

Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries

Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries

Oregon Shrimp Trawlers in Newport Bay – Photograph by Hugh Pennock Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries What could be better than Oregon pink shrimp? Matthew Trickey    Shrimp and prawns are the most popular variety of seafood in the United States. The rising demand for shrimp has global repercussions, with economic incentives for more production and more […]

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