OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
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Help us build an endowment that helps permanently fund the Small Farm Program. Private donations – small and big – send a message that these big goals matter, now and in the future.

Our Mission:

To advance sustainable agriculture, community food systems, and economic progress for Oregon's small farmers and ranchers and provide a leading-edge experience for students.


Our Goals

Successful Small Farmers: Innovative, financially viable entrepreneurs fluent in markets and policy from farm to plate.

Resilient Small Farms: Farming systems based on environmental principles.

Robust Community Food Systems: Local and regional food systems generating environmental stewardship, human health, equity, and community economic development.

Students with high “Food IQ”: Engaged, critical thinkers – the next generation of farmers, consumers, scientists, and community leaders.

We Are

  • OSU Extension Small Farms Program
  • Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network
  • Catalysts for innovative, cross-disciplinary research and outreach
  • Partners with Oregon’s sustainable food and farming organizations
  • Educators exploring and analyzing sustainable agriculture and food systems
  • Changing the World