Where could investment catalyze regional food system growth and development?

This is the question we set out to answer to advance the development of a robust, regional food economy in Oregon. Download the full report at right, flip through a 15-page Executive Summary (Resumen Ejecutivo), or better yet, meet Intrepid, the hero of our report, and take an interactive journey through our findings.

In addition to identifying investment opportunities for impact investors, practitioners, and policy-makers, this report provides an overview of key supply, demand, and infrastructure drivers affecting the development of Oregon’s regional food system.

We also sought to illuminate aggregation, processing, and distribution infrastructure gaps inhibiting the flow of whole and minimally processed agricultural and food products for everyone from small and mid-scale Oregon producers to domestic wholesale food buyers.

Executive Summary | English and Spanish
Full Report | English

This project was made possible with funding from Meyer Memorial Trust.


Amanda Oborne, Mike Mertens, Matthew Buck

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