COVID-19 Resource Page

The best we can do in the face of such vast uncertainty is to gather the facts and make thoughtful and informed decisions to ensure ourselves, our families, neighbors and our communities are as strong and resilient as possible. Things are changing very rapidly and we will do our best to add to this list as information becomes available. *Updated August 14*

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For Eaters:
Why and How to Support Local Farms
Regional Covid-19 Resources
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
Farmers Markets

Looking for Something Fun and Educational?

For Farmers and Ranchers:
Webinars and Podcasts
Articles, FAQ’s and Resource Pages
Farmers Market and CSA Info

Online Sales Platforms
Loans and Grants

For Eaters –

Why and How to Support Local Farms

Farm Aid – How Will COVID-19 Affect My Local Farmers and Food? 

Food Print – How To Support Sustainable Food Systems During the COVID-19 Crisis

Regional Covid-19 Resources


FoFF – Find Local Food

Oregon Food Bank – How To Find Food

Oregon Food Bank – Farm to Families Food Box Program FAQ

Willamette Valley

Ecotrust – Good Food Finder (Portland)

Pdx2go – Portland Delivery & Takeout 

MilkRun – Local Groceries Delivered (Portland)

S.L.O.W Food Solutions – Fresh and Local Groceries Delivered (Eugene)

National Association For the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) – Eugene/ Springfield Area Toolkit with Services and Resources

Gorge Grown – Supporting Our Community Through COVID-19

Family Meal – Financial Relief to Food Service Workers

Central/Eastern Oregon

High Desert Food and Farm Alliance (HDFFA) – Eat Local Options, Grocery, Delivery, and Restaurants

Visit Bend – Local Info, Business Updates and Resources

Genuine Wallowa County – Marketplace for Local Food

Southern Oregon 

Rogue Valley Food Systems Network – Resources From Different Aspects of The Food System 

Klamath Farmer’s Online Marketplace – Direct Access to Local Food

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Portland CSA Coalition –  Willamette Valley CSA Directory 

HDFFA – Bend Area CSA Directory

Gorge Grown – Columbia Gorge CSA Directory

Farmers Markets

Civil Eats – How To Support Farmers and Safely Shop At Farmer’s Markets

Small Press Ag – Oregon Farmers’ Markets Focus on Core Functions in Pandemic

Looking for Something To Do/Or Want to Help? Fun and Healthy Ways to Educate Yourself/Others: 

Slow Food – Live Food Sessions to Watch and Learn at Home

Cook With What You Have – One Month Free Access to Recipes, Inspiration and Pantry Tips

Ag Daily – 29 Great Farm Books For Your Reading List

Experimental Farm Network – Have Resources to Start Growing Food, Need Resources to Start Growing Food…Cooperative Garden Commission Response

For Farmers and Ranchers –

Webinars and Podcasts

Farm Commons – Podcasts

Articles, FAQs and Resource Pages

Sick and Paid Leave for Farmers – Read Our Blogpost

Unemployment Insurance For Farmers – Read Our Blog Post

Farm Commons – Legal Issues COVID-19 Resources 

Jeff Merkley – Operation Main Street: An Economic Recovery Hub

USDA – Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

OSU Small Farms Program – COVID-19 Farmer FAQ

OSU Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety – Food Safety Fact Sheets

National Young Farmer Coalition – Response, Resources and Impacts on Young Farmers

Oregon Department of Agriculture – State and Federal COVID-19 Information 

US Food and Drug Administration – Food Safety and The Coronavirus Disease 2019

Oregon Tilth – COVID-19 Resource Page

Farmers’ Legal Action Group – Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief (2nd edition)

Native American Agriculture Fund – NAAF COVID-19 Resource List

University of Minnesota Extension – COVID-19 Response Plan Template for Fruit and Vegetable Farmers

CNA – How to Properly Wash Your Hands 

Farmers Market, Farm Stands and CSA

Running a CSA: Advice for farmers, by farmers – Read Our Blogpost

Oregon Farmers Markets Association – Oregon Specific Farmer’s Market Resource Page

PACSAC/OSU Small Farms School – CSA Information For Farmers

CSA Innovation Network – Rules, Regulations and Resources

ODA – Guidance for U Pick Farms 

Online Sales Platforms

Commerce4Good – Volunteer eCommerce Experts Helping Small Businesses Shift to Digital

Online Direct to Consumer Platforms – Barn2Door, Harvie Local Food Marketplace, Open Food Network, Food For All, Open Food Network, Klamath Farmers Online Marketplace

Oregon Tilth – Online Sales Platform for Farmers Webinar 

NYFC – Farmers Guide to Direct Sales Software Platforms

Loans and Grants

Family Meal – Financial Relief to Agricultural Workers (Portland)

ODA – Food Security and Farm Worker Safety Assistance 

USDA – Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 

Oregon Department of AgricultureResources for Oregon Agricultural Businesses including PPP loans and Unemployment

Fox Rothschild – The CARES Act: A Comparison of SBA Loan Programs Under EIDL and PPP

Small Business Administration – Guidance and Loan Resources

Business Oregon – Resources for Businesses 

Southern Oregon Mutual Aid Network – Mutual Aid Form