Central Oregon Locavore

Welcome to Central Oregon Locavore

Educational Non-Profit, Community Organizer and Local Food Marketplace
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization

Location:
1216 NE 1st street
Market Hours:
MON-FRI: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
SAT: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Upcoming Events:


Locavore Food School - Breaking the Sugar Addiction Cycle with Birgitta Bella
Thursday, July 17th 6pm-7pm More info... 
Willing Workers On Local Farms (WWOLF)
Sunday, August 10th @ Dome Grown Farm in Redmond. Come lend a hand, meet new people, and enjoy a free lunch! Read more...
Meet Your Farmer Dinner - Flights and Bites at Dogwood Cocktail Cabin featuring Sagestruck Herbary. $60 - Drinks included.
Tuesday, September 16th 6pm-9pm Read more...
Meet Your Farmer at SPORK featuring Juniper Jungle Permaculture Farm
Tuesday, September 30th 6pm-9pm. Price TBA. Read more...
  

Sponsorship Opportunities


Promote your business and show that you support local by sponsoring one of our educational programs or becoming a corporate sponsor. 
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Volunteer with Us


Volunteer with us and qualify for market discounts, free educational opportunities and have tons of fun!
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Host a Class or Workshop


By renting our community space for local food education and like-minded activities, you are contributing to making the local food community food stronger, more sustainable and socially just.
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Why Buy Local?

Becoming a Locavore (or rather, a "Mostly-Locavore" when you live in Central Oregon) may sound like a daunting task, but it is a noble and rewarding one. There are myriad of benefits to eating and buying local goods:


  • Supporting farmers who grow for taste, diversity, and health vs transportation durability and uniformity
  • Creating local jobs vs supporting large corporate systems
  • Enhanced nutrition vs mineral/vitamin deficiencies
  • Robust, ever-changing flavors vs blandness and consistency
  • Sustainable farming practices and soil-rehabilitation vs pollution and soil degredation
 
Why is Locavore Important?

When you support Locavore through shopping at the indoor farmers market and attending events you are helping us:

  • Support local farmers
  • Offer local food year round
  • Create a healthier community
  • Educate children (and adults!)