Oregon Small Farm News is a free online newsletter that concentrates on both commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces organic/biological and conventional farming systems and emphasizes three areas:

    • Small Acreage Stewardship - Addressing enterprises, land management and soil and water quality for non-commercial small acreage's.
    • Commercial Small Farms - Entrepreneurial Agriculture Addressing high value horticulture, livestock and poultry, and alternative crop production emphasizing organic and pasture-based systems and specialty and niche production.
    • Community Food Systems - Address alternative and specialty marketing through creation and enhancement of local and regional food systems and farm direct marketing channels.
    Vol. XVI No. 2 Spring 2021

    In this issue:

    • Racism Has Again Led to Murder
    • Oregon Food Hub Network: New map and list of hubs around the state
    • Work Wear for Women Farmers
    • Kameji Abe and the Historic Rice Cultivar Kameno-o (Tortoise Tail)
    • Agricultrural Drainage Channel Maintenance (ADCM) Program
    • Western Meat School

    Past Issues

    Vol. XVI No. 1 Winter 2021
    • Black Oregon Land Trust Launches
    • Two New Faces Join The Small Farms Team
    • Jeff Falen, founder of Persephone Farm died on December 4, 2020 leaving a legacy of healthy soil, tight-knit community, inspiration and love
    • What to Watch This Winter? Small Farm School recordings are now available
    • 2020-21 Variety Showcase + Winter Vegetable Sagra
    • Shigemto Kato & Pioneer Farmer Rice Breeders
    • Envisioning an Oregon Food Charter: Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Immigrant, & Refugee Perspectives
    • OSU Organic Extension Program Update
    • Western Cover Crops Council Works To Increase Cover Cropping In The Western US
    • Land Transfers Need Technical Assistance 
    • Fodder for Forage: Fact, Folly, Fable or Fabulous?