Local and Global Programs
Market Scouts provides a fun and important opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, sharing food knowledge with peers, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables.
Through community partnerships, we host event series at farmers markets across Portland. Our Market Discos are fun ways to build community, support local farmers, and bring awareness to food waste,
Slow Food USA
Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food movement creating dramatic change in more than 160 countries. In the US, there are more than 150 local chapters and 6,000 members. Join us to connect the pleasures of the table with a commitment to the communities, cultures, knowledge, and environment that make this pleasure possible.
Slow Food International
Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization, founded in 1989 to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast life and combat people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from and how our food choices affect the world around us.
Ark of Taste
The international program that seeks to save an economic, social and cultural heritage of a diverse variety of fruits and vegetables, animal breeds, seafood, cheeses, cured meats, grains and confectionery.