Ashland Community Seed Swap & Scion Exchange
Sunday, March 17 from 10 am-2pm at the Historic Ashland Armory
A free event open to the whole family. You don't have to bring seeds to participate. Experts will be available to answer questions and regionally-grown seeds will be available for sale. Seed-related educational workshops start at 10 am and the Seed swap and scion exchange starts at noon.
Sponsored by Agarian Sharing Network, Hardy Seeds, Southern Oregon Seed Growers Association, Siskiyou Seeds, Our Family Farms, and College of the Melissae
Film showing of Secret Ingredients
Sunday, March 17 at 6:30 pm at Ashland's Bellview Grange
See Jeffery Smith's newest film, Secret Ingredients, that shares stories about families who have regained their health by changing to an all-organic diet. Food in this diet is free of GMOs, glyphosate, and other pesticides. Learn about even more "secret ingredients" in our food. Free to the public. donations gratefully accepted.
Farmer/Rancher Day at the Capitol in Salem
Wednesday, March 27th at the Capital in Salem, Oregon
This day-long event hosted biennially by Friends of Family Farmers will begin in the morning with presentations on farm and food-related legislation being debated in Salem right now. We’ll hold a mid-day rally on the Capitol steps and show how many of us care about family farms and locally grown food. There will even be a special Farmers Market inside the Capitol. Join us for the day and together we will show Family Farms Mean Business!
Light breakfast and lunch provided; transportation or carpooling may be available from your area. We may be able to help with overnight lodging as well. No experience necessary - just a passion for supporting local farms and sustainable agriculture in Oregon. Please visit the RSVP page for more details.
Community Potluck and Film showing of Modified
Friday, March 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Phoenix Civic Center
Join us for a community potluck, legislative update, and showing of the film Modified. $10 suggested donation at the door.
"In the award-winning new documentary, Modified, the filmmaker and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world."