Nourish Yamhill Valley is a community collaborative effort seeking to create a holistic, equitable, and resilient food system in Yamhill County that improves food security and addresses healthy food habits for all households. We believe this will lead to a stronger local economy and community.

Gathering the Seeds of Change

After the successful community meetings held around the county, conducting a consumer survey, collecting other data and the wonderful county-wide meeting, Tend the Seeds of Change, a Coordinating Team of interested parties is coming together to sift through it all. This group’s immediate purpose is to establish some short and long term goals for the Collaborative given all […]

They’re here! The Notes from Tend the Seeds of Change

First of all, wow. Can we just say wow for a second? Look at that room full of people: 65 amazing community members attend our County-Wide Summit on January 26th! That represents over 300 collective hours of brainpower that was shared on the day! If you include our guest speakers, facilitators, and recorders, that number […]

“Sneak peek” for Tend the Seeds of Change

Hello friends! We thought we would treat you today will a sneak peek of our county-wide summit, so we’re sharing with you the amazing list of local organizations, farms, and businesses that will be represented in the information fair! If you aren’t planning on coming at 12:30 to browse and network, this might just change […]

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

That’s right–our notes from the Community Conversations are now available on the website! Click on over to the “Community Conversations” page to read, download, and share. Remember this information belongs to the community. Take it and do good things! Thank you to every single person who came to our meetings this fall and contributed your […]

The Best Food News: December 3-7

Welcome to this week’s collection of the best food news! The good news headlines this week included new crops for local markets—including winter tomatoes and quinoa. Also in the news: the debate about the new school lunch standards continues to rage in many parts of the country, but not in rural Fort Bragg, California, where […]