The Food Action Team
VISION: We are fed primarily by food which is locally produced, using practices that renew and enrich the land and community.
In our current food system, it takes 7–10 calories of fossil fuel energy to produce 1 calorie of food. Much of that energy is used to produce chemical fertilizers and transport food products around the world. We aim to increase the consumption of locally and sustainably produced food, encourage personal connections between farmers and consumers, support home gardening, and ensure that all community members have access to quality food. The Food Action Team has two active subgroups.
Edible Garden Group
Focused on fostering neighborhood gardening groups by developing an online forum for area gardeners.
• Corvallis Garden Resource Guide • Edible Garden Tours • Edible Neighborhoods Initiative
• Food Waste Reduction Project • Home Food Growing Efficiency Project
• Neighborhood Planters Kiosk • Resilience Resources
MEETINGS: Second Thursday of each month from 6–7:30 pm.
For location information contact: email@example.com
Local 6 Connection
Working to increase demand and consumption of local food through marketing and identification.
MEETINGS: Schedule varies from month to month.
For information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Food Action Team • Garden Group • Local 6 Connection
Local 6 Connection Facebook page • Eat 40% Local – Corvallis Facebook group
Local 6 Food E-News
Learn more about our vision, goals, strategies and actions in the Food section of Community Sustainability: A Framework for Action (2013).