Friends Of Family Farmers listening sessions
21 Dec 2007 18:38 GMT
Wed. January 16th, 6:30-8:30pm @ People's Co-op Community Room,3029 SE 21st Ave, 1 block north of SE Powell. The community room is located in the upstairs of People's store with access by stairs or by elevator for anyone with disabilities.
Friends of Family Farmers would like to invite you to participate in an informal meeting with other area farmers and members of the food system. This Listening Session (you talk, we listen) will be a group brainstorm to develop a list of issues and challenges that you, as a family farmer, face while trying to run a socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally friendly business in the state of Oregon.
We will be holding 5 Listening Sessions around the state of Oregon in January and February 2008. Right now, the scheduled locations are:
• The Portland Metro Area-
Wed. January 16th, 6:30-8:30pm @ People's Co-op
• Corvallis/ Eugene- TBA
• Southern Oregon/ Rogue Valley-
Wed. January 30th, 6:00-8:00pm @ OSU Extension
• Pendleton- TBA
• Bend/ John Day- TBA
read more: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/12/370197.shtml