Food and Agriculture
Goal #1: Support and deliver educational efforts related to local food production, purchasing options, meal planning options, personal home gardens, and local food production.
Create and update a website page of links to local (within 10 miles) food producers
Create and update a website page of links to farmers markets and local (within 10 miles) farm-stands
work with partners to offer an updated collection of seasonal meal planning options
work with partners to promote local events related to home gardening and local food sales
Goal #2: Actively work with individuals, groups, and organizations to support their participation in growing, harvesting, gleaning, and sharing home-grown food and food from local producers.
Create/participate in food harvesting (gleaning) networks
Sponsor food preparation classes and events
create a home garden consulting team to advise residents on creating a home garden
work with the City to help residents to protect home gardens from deer
Goal #3: Work with local partners to improve access to information and resources.
City of Silverton
The Oregon Garden
Silverton Garden Club
Silver Falls School District
Maintain communication with each partner at least monthly
Assist citizen efforts to implement City development codes that support edible landscapes and home gardening.
Assist citizen efforts to implement County policies that support local food production, sales, and use
Support SFSD in efforts to obtain food service supplies locally and to establish and maintain school gardens
Local Harvest: https://www.localharvest.org/silverton-or
Olde Moon Farm https://www.oldemoonfarm.com/
Diggin' Roots https://www.digginrootsfarm.com/),
salmon shares https://redsalmon.com/shares,
goat herd shares - goat milk and goat cheese (RKS farms) https://rksfarms.com/raw-goat-milk/