Oregon

Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance

The mission of the WODPA is to preserve, protect and ensure the sustainability & integrity of organic dairy farming across the west.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Washington

Stand Up To Factory Farms

We are a coalition of local, state and national organizations concerned about the harmful impacts of mega-dairies on Oregon’s family farms, communities, environment and animal welfare. The solution to Oregon’s mega-dairy crisis is a moratorium on new mega-dairy permits and the expansion of existing mega-dairies until policies are in place that ensure the humane treatment of animals, the economic viability of family farmers, and that meaningfully protect our air, water, wildlife, and climate.

We specialize in:

  • Industrial Ag Issues

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon

Oregon Law Center

Oregon Law Center represents all low-income Oregonians. They also provide information, advice, brief service and representation on a number of issues that are important to farmworkers, including wage claims, working conditions, housing and health care. The Indigenous Project provides services to farmworkers who speak indigenous languages from Mexico and Guatamala, including Mixteco, Zapoteco, Triqui, Kanjobal and other languages. The Project Against Workplace Sexual Assault, part of the Indigenous Project, supports, educates, informs and helps farmworkers regarding sexual harassment and assault at their place of work.

We specialize in:

  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Resources for Women Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon

Headwaters Farm Incubator Program

Headwaters Farm Incubator Program is designed to assist in the development of new farmers. The program involves leasing out sections of East Multnomah SWCD’s Headwaters Farm to motivated, experienced individuals who will use it as a launching pad for their own farming endeavors.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon

Business Impact NW

Business Impact NW is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to serving underbanked entrepreneurs. We provide coaching, classes, and access to capital to community small businesses, with an emphasis on working with traditionally underserved populations, entrepreneurial low/moderate income earners, women, BIPOC, veterans, immigrants or members of the LGBTQ+ community. We have been serving the community since 1997. We promote long-term positive economic change through financial services, business advice and training. We serve startups as well as existing businesses and are dedicated to helping underserved entrepreneurs at every stage in their business growth.

We specialize in:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for LGBTQIA Farmers
  • Resources for Veteran Farmers
  • Resources for Women Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Black Oregon Land Trust

We support beginning BIPOC farmers in building foundational skills and accessing supportive trainings, as well as bridging existing Black farmers with resources for funding to support their land stewardship. We are in the beginning stages of developing a network of Black farmers across Oregon to bridge farmers with financial education skills, potential investors and resources, and community mentorship and infrastructure support.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon

Agristress Helpline

The AgriStress Helpline is a free and confidential crisis and support line that you can call or text 24/7, and interpretation services are provided in 160 languages. The helpline is answered by trained professionals who can offer support and/or help you find mental health resources in your area. We know that agriculture is unique and that is why our crisis specialists have received training on the factors that impact people working in agriculture.

 

Available in Oregon, Connecticut, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Montana, Colorado and Wyoming, with more states being added over time.

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Farm Stress

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Oregon State University Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon

Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Associates

The Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Association provides an effective avenue for its members to collaborate and work collectively on instrumental issues pertinent to the agricultural industry of its area.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Oregon

Black Food Fund

The purpose of the Black Food Fund is to gather resources to address root causes and fuel transformative, Black-led change in our regional food system.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Oregon
  • Washington