Recently Published

Because They Joined the Grange: An Architectural History of the Grange Halls of Benton County, Oregon - (Fall 1981) Published August 2013

From Convenience to Commitment: Securing the Long-Term Viability of Local Meat and Poultry Processing

Farmer Direct - Producer Processed - (June 2016) 

Practical Strategies to Assess and Improve Small Farm Profitability - (July 2016)

Oregon’s Home Baking Bill: Residential Kitchen Exemption for Baked Goods & Confectionary Items - (June 2016)

Oregon's Home Baking Bill: Excepción de cocina residencial para productos de panadería y confitería - (December 2016)

Farm Direct, Value Added: A Resource Guide to Making and Selling Food in Oregon - (Revised February 2016)

Enhancing Organic Agriculture in Oregon: Research, Education and Policy - EM 9050

Keeping it Legal: Regulations and Licenses for Growing and Selling Food in Oregon - OSFTR (November 2014)

A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter - OSFTR (revised December 2016)

Meat and Poultry Processing Regulations in Oregon: A Short Guide - OSFTR (revised December 2016)

Recognizing the Strengths and Limitations of Farmers Market Ownership Structure Alternatives - (July 2014)

Farm to Institution Fact Sheet - (November 2016)

Farm Direct and FSMA: Why Oregon's pioneering Farm Direct Law is (mostly) not affected by the federal Food Safety Modernization Act - (January 2017)

Breaking New Ground: Farmer Perspectives on Organic Transition - (March 2017)

  Meat & Poultry Processing and Marketing

From Convenience to Commitment: Securing the Long-Term Viability of Local Meat and Poultry Processing

Meat and Poultry Processing Regulations in Oregon: A Short Guide OSFTR - (revised December 2016)

Labeling Requirements Under Oregon's 1000 Bird Exemption - OSFTR (revised December 2016)

A Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter - OSFTR (revised December 2016)

FAQ About Custom-exempt Slaughter & Processing Facilities in Oregon for Beef, Pork, Lamb, & Goat - OSFTR 24 (revised December 2016)

Meat and Poultry Buying at Farmers' Markets: A Survey of Shoppers at Four Markets in Oregon - OSFTR 23

Marin Sun Farms: A case study in multi-species, multi-market, alternative livestock production - OSFTR MS

Farmers' Market Research

Farmers' Markets: Success, Failure, and Management Ecology - Garry Stephenson

Understanding the Link Between Farmers' Market Size and Management Organization - EESC 1082-E

When Things Don't Work: Some Insights Into Why Farmers' Markets Close - EESC 1073-E

Enhancing the Success of Northwest Farmers' Markets: An Executive Summary - OSFTR 22

Research Brief: Why People Attend Farmers' Markets - OSFTR 15

A Learning Approach to Strengthening Farmers' Markets - OSFTR 5

Research Brief: How Do Farmers' Markets Affect Neighboring Businesses? - OSFTR 16

Recognizing the Strengths and Limitations of Farmers Market Ownership Structure Alternatives - (July 2014)

Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment Reports

Tools for Rapid Market Assessments - EESC 1088-E

Oregon Market Assessment Highlights, 2001 - OSFTR 7

Analyzing Three Farmers' Markets in Corvallis and Albany, Oregon - OSFTR 2

Rapid Assessment of Five Oregon Farmers' Markets: Quantitative Results - OSFTR 3

Rapid Assessment of Five Oregon Farmers' Markets: Qualitative Results - OSFTR 4

Beaverton Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 12

Corvallis Wednesday Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 11

Eastbank Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 21

Grants Pass Growers Market Rapid Assessment - OSFTR 10

Hillsboro Farmers' Market - OSFTR 18

Hillsdale Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 13

Hillsdale Winter Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 20

Hood River Saturday Market Rapid Assessment - OSFTR 8

Oregon Market Assessment Highlights - OSFTR 14

Portland Thursday Farmers' Market - OSFTR 17

Portland Thursday Market CCO Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 9

Tigard Area Farmers' Market Rapid Market Assessment - OSFTR 19

Other Small Farms Reports

Enhancing Organic Agriculture  in Oregon: Research, Education and Policy - EM 9050

Estimating Nitrogen Contribution from Cover Crops - FW06-301 2008 final report

Common Support for Local Agriculture in Two Contrasting Oregon Cities - OSFTR 1

Farm Direct, Value Added: A Resource Guide to Making and Selling Food in Oregon - (Revised February 2016)