Oregon Contacts

Oregon Farmers Market Association 

Portland Farmers Market

 

To add state news and resources, contact:
Ben Feldman
ben@farmersmarketcoalition.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: SNAP/Oregon Trail Card
Current Contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Contact:
Kelly Crane
Executive Director
Oregon Farmers’ Markets Association
kelly@oregonfarmersmarkets.org
(304) 542-3331


Oregon Ag Department

Oregon Department of Agriculture


FMNP & SFMNP

WIC and Senior Farm Direct Nutrition Programs

Susan Woodbury, WIC Director

  • Phone: (971) 673-0040
  • Fax: (971) 673-0071
  • Toll Free: 1-800-SAFENET or 1-800-723-3638
  • VOC Contact: 1-866-865-2953

Email: Susan.Woodbury@state.or.us

or

Maria Menor, FMNP Coordinator

  • Phone: (971) 673-0056

Oregon News/Case Studies

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Oregon Farmers Market Association to hold Annual Meeting, Feb. 22, 2019

Allie Vrtachnik October 11, 2018

The Oregon Farmers Markets Association will host the OFMA Annual Meeting on Friday, February 22rd, in Corvallis, Oregon; which will be followed by a Farmers Market Track on Saturday as part of the OSU Small Farms Conference.  Details will be posted on the OFMA Annual Meeting page when available. Read More



Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More



FMC on the Road: California, Oregon, Alaska, and Massachusetts

Stephanie Fenty March 28, 2019

February and March were busy for FMC staff, who have been traveling to conferences from coast to coast meeting with farmers market leaders, hearing the issues facing the local food sector, as well as learning about potential solutions. We’ve also been presenting the lessons we’ve gained working with markets, offering the tools, methods, and technical… Read More



Oregon Resources

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When Things Don’t Work: Some Insights into Why Farmers Markets Close

Stacy October 28, 2013

This study looks at 53 farmers markets in Oregon and describes the dynamics of farmers’ market start-ups, closures, and manager turnover focusing on administrative revenue and labor. It examines the data of farmers’ markets that have closed and offers recommendations to enhance market success. Read More



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How Do Farmers’ Markets Affect Neighboring Businesses?

Stacy October 28, 2013

A research brief by Oregon State University Extension with data for both weekday and weekend markets in Oregon showing the spillover sales generated by farmers market shoppers who also make purchases at other neighboring businesses. Read More



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A Learning Approach to Strengthening Farmers Markets

Stacy October 28, 2013

Oregon State University Extension Service discusses their methods for gathering information about farmers markets to improve markets and provide managers and board members with the opportunity to critically examine each others’ markets to share information and insight. Read More