High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

Supporting Farm Fresh Healthy Foods in Central Oregon

High Desert Food & Farm Alliance promotes Central Oregon Agri-Tourism opportunities and is a federally recognized non-profit with a 13-member citizen-based Advisory Board made of up a diverse stakeholders, dedicated to building a sustainable food system in Central Oregon.    High Desert Food & Farm Alliance’s mission is to support a community based food system in Central Oregon to increase access to fresh healthy food, support sustainable farm land use, and foster relationships among farmers and consumers.

  • Farmers and Ranchers
  • Food Business
  • Hunger Relief
  • Public Health
  • Land Use
  • Local Government
  • University
  • Community At-Large

Core Values

  • Access – to fresh, healthy food
  • Agriculture – support sustainable farm land use
  • Action – foster relationships among farmers and consumers

Crooked River Open Pastures (C.R.O.P)

FREE Rotating Farmers Market and Farm Tours

The Crooked River Open Pastures (C.R.O.P) events are ways for you and your family or friends to experience the farm and ranch life in Central Oregon. High Desert Food & Farm Alliance along with a dedicated group of farmers and community members in Crook County are offering these FREE farm tours and rotating Farmer’s Market throughout the summer. Each farm host will have vendors from 10am-2pm on the listed dates and offering free tours and other farm to table family friendly activities.

High Desert Educational Agricultural Tours (EATs)

EATS is a new farm tour series with five themed event, each featuring tours at 3-5 farms.  Come learn about the diverse agricultural production in Jefferson County.  A dedicated group of farmers and community members, along with support from High Desert Food & Farm Alliance, will provide these tours throughout the summer. Meet farmers and find out first hand how our food is produced!

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