A loving critique of the Ag of the Middle Accelerator
PROGRAM UPDATE | As we sunset one of our cornerstone programs, we reflect on the successes, challenges, and new opportunities
A growing network of food systems leaders
PROGRAM UPDATE | We celebrate the successes of the inaugural cohort and look to the future of the Viviane Barnett Fellowship for Food System Leaders
Supporting farm to school programming in Oregon
Working with partners across Oregon to champion farm to school legislation
Exploring climate-smart forestry with the Hoopa Valley Tribe
PROGRAM UPDATE | A look inside a growing body of work in partnership with the Hoopa Valley Tribe
U.S. Department of Agriculture awards $25 million to accelerate the Climate-Smart Wood Economy
PROGRAM UPDATE | Sustainable Northwest wins significant funding on a proposal to build the Climate Smart Wood Economy. We are excited to join a group of nonprofit and tribal partners in the Pacific Northwest on this effort
Under Secretary Moffitt visits the Redd on Salmon
PROGRAM UPDATE | USDA Under Secretary Jennifer Moffitt visited the Redd on Salmon Street to learn more about our regional food systems work
Building the momentum behind a green workforce
PROGRAM UPDATE | The employers and partner organizations who enrich participants’ experience are critical to the success of the Green Workforce Academy
Growing Ag of the Middle Accelerator
PROGRAM UPDATE | A new video explores changes made to the Ag of the Middle Accelerator program to center racial equity
Mapping the Northwest’s working forests
PROGRAM UPDATE | Charting timelines of timber output and carbon sequestration for every county in the Northwest US
Doing better than carbon neutrality for forest products
PROGRAM UPDATE | David Diaz connects the dots between carbon recapture in forests and the benefit to green builders who invest in climate-smart wood products.
Drinking water data for coastal communities
PROGRAM UPDATE | Through an interactive mapping tool, we highlight opportunities to protect drinking watersheds up and down the Oregon coast.
The opportunities and hard work ahead
PROGRAM UPDATE | In reviewing the plans put forward by the incoming Biden administration, several elements align with work already underway
Tribal school science class centers indigenous language and mentorship
PROGRAM UPDATE | As part of the Tribal Workforce Development Project, this culturally-relevant online class connects Native students to urban forests.
The beginning of a partnership in the land of Keex’ Kwaan
ECOTRUST UPDATE | Ecotrust KKCFP Coordinator Miakah Nix shares photos and highlights from Keex’ Kwaan Community Forest Partnership’s first field season.
Oregon schools get a taste for local tamales
PROGRAM UPDATE | New connections bring Tortillería y Tienda De León’s legacy of traditional Mexican food to school lunch trays throughout Oregon.
Seattle food system at a crossroads
PROGRAM UPDATE | Exploring opportunities to fill food infrastructure gaps in the Puget Sound.
Rural Reporting Fellowship takes root
PROGRAM UPDATE | Our new Rural Reporting Fellowship will provide support for in-depth reporting on climate change from a rural perspective.
A stronger food system,from soil to sea
PROGRAM UPDATE | Now in its second year, we’re accepting applications for our Ag of the Middle Accelerator, a unique business development program
Preparations for the Huna traditional food fair
PROGRAM UPDATE | Indigenous fellow Miakah Nix reports on preparing for a traditional foods fair in southeast Alaska
Savoring every season at the Redd
PROGRAM UPDATE | As the seasons change, the community at the Redd continues to strengthen their connections to one another and build their businesses
Catalytic Capital: The value of New Markets Tax Credits
PROGRAM UPDATE | New Markets Tax Credits deliver environmental, social, and economic benefits to economically distressed communities when little else can
Sparks fly from our ground floor
PROGRAM UPDATE | We welcome coffee shop La Perlita to the Natural Capital Center, and prepare to open our newest event space
Haa Tóo Yéi Yatee Culture Camp: It is inside of us
PROGRAM UPDATE | At Hoonah’s Haa Tóo Yéi Yatee Culture Camp, students are learning about their culture and building its vibrant future
Better data, stronger impact
PROGRAM UPDATE | Ecotrust’s new metrics platform spawns tighter focus in farm to institution programming
A groundbreaking campus takes shape
PROGRAM UPDATE | Groundbreaking at Redd East signals the green light for the next phase of development on the two-block campus
A school district unites around food
PROGRAM UPDATE | Welcome to the Salem-Keizer School District in Oregon, where 40,000 students are eating more healthy, local food and learning in school gardens