Oregon

Oregon USDA Agricultural Mediation Program

Six Rivers is Oregon’s USDA Certified Agriculture Mediation Program and is designed to meet the negotiation and conflict resolution needs of agricultural producers in the state of Oregon. Certified Mediation Programs work with Federal Agencies connected to the USDA, including Federal Forest Service, NRCS, FSA, Rural Development and Rural Housing, Risk Management as well as USDA Organic. Agricultural Credit disputes or negotiations are handled here as well as Agricultural foreclosure. Cases involve capturing crop values, commodity pricing, capturing cash flows, collateral values, FSA guaranteed program and financial ratios.

We specialize in:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

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  • Oregon

Oregon State University Coast to Forest: Mental Health Promotion in Rural Oregon

The Coast to Forest collaboration between the OSU Extension Family and Community Health Program and the OSU Center for Health Innovation works on mental health promotion and substance misuse prevention. Our goals work to: Reduce opioid misuse and abuse and their underlying causes and consequences Improve mental health and well-being in four rural or frontier Oregon counties: Lincoln, Tillamook, Baker, and Union The Coast to Forest initiative builds upon existing state and community strengths and resources. This includes a growing network of community health workers, radio stations covering communities health and wellness, community-level partnerships and an expanding Mental Health First Aid network.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress
  • Substance Use Support

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Farmers with Disabilities
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Resources for LGBTQIA Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers
  • Resources for Veteran Farmers

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  • Oregon

Pacific Northwest CSA Coalition

Workshops on how to run a CSA program, marketing to CSA customers, assistance to farmers who want to offer their CSA shares to SNAP recipients, providing nutrition incentive programs to make CSA shares accessible, business planning workshops

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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  • Oregon
  • Washington

Demeter Association, Inc.

Demeter USA provides whole farm Biodynamic certification, viewing the farm as a living organism. In addition to organic certification requirements, Demeter requires 10% biodiversity set-aside, on-farm fertility and pest control, and rigorous processing standards that emphasize minimal product manipulation.

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

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  • Oregon

Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides works to protect people and the environment by advancing ecologically sound alternatives to pesticides. NCAP is dedicated to sustainable agriculture, public education around pesticides and related health concerns, and helping to develop better public policy relating to pesticides.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

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  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Livelihood NW

Business planning workshops, Bookkeeping training, One-on-one Business advising, Cohort-based growth programs, connections to resources including legal, credit repair, tax prep, access to capital, contracts, and more. We work with all businesses and do not specifically specialize in any industry including farming. We are familiar with the many challenges that are shared across all small businesses.

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

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  • Oregon

OHSU Health Hillsboro Medical Center’s ¡Salud! Services

A Project of Tuality Healthcare, “The ¡Salud! Services department is staffed with four full-time bilingual/bicultural employees including two registered nurses, a health educator, and an administrative coordinator. These medical professionals work to assist with access to healthcare services for Oregon vineyard workers and their families by utilizing their patient navigator knowledge to provide guidance, education, and to advocate for families which ultimately helps to avoid costly medical expenses. They interact directly with the workers and their families to assist them with health problems and accessibility issues as they arise.” Also partner with Community-based clinics and offer Mobile Outreach Wellness Program.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

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  • Oregon

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

“The mission of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center is to improve the well-being of workers through Total Worker Health research, dissemination, outreach, and, education.”

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Substance Use Support

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  • Oregon

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Oregon

“NAMI’s free education and support programs help individuals successfully recover from mental illness by providing them and their loved ones with science-based information, wisdom from lived experience, and the opportunity to engage in support networks. These programs raise understanding about mental illness, reduce stigma, and give people affected by mental illness hope and concrete resources for the speediest possible recovery. NAMI Oregon and its 15 local affiliates statewide bring these programs to individuals and families affected by mental illness”

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Farm Stress
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Substance Use Support

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  • Oregon

CASA of Oregon

“We began our work 30 years ago helping local organizations provide housing for farmworkers and other marginalized populations in primarily rural areas. While focusing on those who are often unable to advocate for themselves, we are positioned as a liaison to the community with government, industry and community organizations. By working alongside community organizations, we provide programs and resources that strengthens families’ financial well-being.”; offer Sister Adele farmworker student education/training scholarship

We specialize in:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

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  • Oregon