Oregon Small Farms Technical Reports

Recently Published


Because They Joined the Grange: An Architectural History of the Grange Halls of Benton County, Oregon
(Fall 1981)
Published August 2013
From Convenience to Commitment:
Securing the Long-Term Viability of Local Meat
and Poultry Processing
Farmer Direct - Producer Processed
 Practical Strategies to Assess and Improve Small Farm Profitability
Practical Strategies to Assess and Improve Small Farm Profitability (July 2016)
Farmer Direct - Producer Processed Oregon’s Home Baking Bill: Residential Kitchen Exemption for Baked
Goods & Confectionary Items
(June 2016)
EM 9050
 Farm Direct, Value Added Tech Report  
Farm Direct, Value Added: A Resource Guide to Making and Selling Food in Oregon
(Revised February 2016)
 A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter
OSFTR (revised November 2014)
Keeping It Legal Technical Report

Keeping it Legal: Regulations and Licenses for Growing and Selling Food in Oregon OSFTR (November 2014)

 Recognizing Strengths and Limitations Tech Report Recognizing the Strengths and Limitations of Farmers Market Ownership Structure Alternatives (July 2014)
Meat and Poultry Processing Regulations in Oregon - A Short Guide Meat and Poultry Processing Regulations in Oregon: A Short Guide OSFTR (revised April 3, 2013)  Farm-to-Institution Farm to Institution Fact Sheet (November 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Meat & Poultry Processing and Marketing

From Convenience to Commitment:
Securing the Long-Term Viability of Local Meat
and Poultry Processing
A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter Meat and Poultry Processing Regulations in Oregon: A Short Guide
OSFTR (revised April 3, 2013)
Labeling Requirements under Oregon's 1000 Bird Exemption Labeling Requirements Under Oregon's 1000 Bird Exemption
OSFTR (revised September 2012)
A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter
OSFTR (revised November 2014)
FAQ About Custom-exempt Slaughter & Processing Facilities in Oregon for Beef, Pork, Lamb, & Goat OSFTR 24 Meat and Poultry Buying at Farmers' Markets: A Survey of Shoppers at Four Markets in Oregon
OSFTR 23

Marin Sun Farms: A case study in multi-species, multi-market, alternative livestock production OSFTR MS

   
       

Farmers' Market Research

Farmers' Markets: Success, Failure, and Management Ecology
Garry Stephenson
Understanding the Link Between Farmers' Market Size and Management Organization
EESC 1082-E
When Things Don't Work: Some Insights Into Why Farmers' Markets Close
EESC 1073-E

Enhancing the Success of Northwest Farmers' Markets: An Executive Summary
OSFTR 22
Research Brief: Why People Attend Farmers' Markets
OSFTR 15
A Learning Approach to Strengthening Farmers' Markets
OSFTR 5
 How do Farmers Markets Affect Neighboring Businesses?

Research Brief: How Do Farmers' Markets Affect Neighboring Businesses?
OSFTR 16

 Recognizing Strengths and Limitations Tech Report Recognizing the Strengths and Limitations of Farmers Market Ownership Structure Alternatives  (July 2014)

 

 

   Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment Reports

Tools for Rapid Market Assessments
EESC 1088-E
Oregon Market Assessment Highlights, 2001
OSFTR 7
Analyzing Three Farmers' Markets in Corvallis and Albany, Oregon
OSFTR 2
Rapid Assessment of Five Oregon Farmers' Markets: Quantitative Results
OSFTR 3
Rapid Assessment of Five Oregon Farmers' Markets: Qualitative Results
OSFTR 4
Beaverton Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 12
Corvallis Wednesday Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 11
Eastbank Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 21
Grants Pass Growers Market Rapid Assessment
OSFTR 10
Hillsboro Farmers' Market
OSFTR 18
Hillsdale Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 13
Hillsdale Winter Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 20
Hood River Saturday Market Rapid Assessment
OSFTR 8
Oregon Market Assessment Highlights
OSFTR 14
Portland Thursday Farmers' Market
OSFTR 17
Portland Thursday Market CCO Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 9
Tigard Area Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment
OSFTR 19

 

 Other Small Farms Reports

Enhancing Organic Agriculture in Oregon
EM 9050               
Estimating Nitrogen Contribution from Cover Crops
FW06-301 2008 final report
         Common Support for Local Agricultre in Two Contrasting Oregon Communities
Common Support for
Local Agriculture in Two Contrasting Oregon
Cities
OSFTR 1
 Farm Direct, Value Added Tech Report

Farm Direct, Value Added: A Resource Guide to Making and Selling Food in Oregon
Revised January 2015