The Portland Area CSA Coalition (PACSAC) connects consumers and farmers through Community Supported Agriculture. We help people find the right farm for their family, and we help farmers create sustainable, thriving businesses. We believe a vibrant, environmentally sound local food system is created by building relationships between farmers and households through healthy, accessible, local food.

Portland CSA News

PACSAC connects you to fresh food directly from local farmers. Our farmers deliver food to Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. Here's some news about them.

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  • The Community in CSA

    Join a CSA and you become part of making our community stronger by making farming possible right here in the metro area. You are the community that supports local agriculture. Membership is critical to the livelihood of our farmers, but the community in CSA is also bigger than membership. CSA farmers organize events throughout the […]

  • October Farm News

    For October’s peek into CSA farming, we’re talking with farmer Amy Love of Love Farm Organics. Amy and her husband Dean run an organic CSA on fifteen acres of a larger farm that has been farmed by the Love family since the late 1800s. We checked in with Amy just before she left for her CSA deliveries, […]

  • What is CSA anyway?

    Looking for a concise, clever video to explain CSA? Here it is! Thank you Lexicon of Sustainability for creating an engaging short film that defines Community Supported Agriculture. Check it out.

October Farm Fun

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Welcome fall! Here are some activities celebrating local food and local farms. Find your perfect pumpkin, learn about seeds & sovereignty, or get ferment-y. It’s all happening this month.

Saturdays and Sundays through the month of October, 10-4, Our Table Pumpkin Patch, Sherwood, Find your perfect organic pumpkin. Vegetables, cornstalks and other items will also be available.

Through October, Harvest Fair Homecraft ContestPortland Homestead Supply Company, Show off you’re your homemade goods. There are categories for canning, fermenting, and more.

October 4, 3:00 – 6:30, Autumn Family Dinner at Dancing Roots Farm, Slow Food Portland, Family Friendly Farm Dinner with live music and activities for kids. Here’s a farm dinner designed with kids in mind. (Sold out!)

October 12, Hillsdale Urban Fair at the Hillsdale Farmers Market, all kinds of categories for your homemade favorites.

October 14, 5:30-8:30, InFARMation and Beer!, Friend of Family Farmers, Holocene, Portland, all ages. Learn how international trade policy affects the food and farms you love.

October 15, 6:30 – 8:30, GMOs: Theological and Ethical Perspectives Forum, Schlatter Chapel, Warner Pacific College, 2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, Sponsored by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon and Warner Pacific College.

October 16 & 17, Portland Fermentation Festival, tastings & workshops, times vary. Check the website.

October 17 – 19, Farmers Rising! Beginning Farmer Convivium, Friends of Family Farmers, Springfield Oregon. Registration required.

October 19, 2-6, La Finquita Del Buho Harvest Festival, Helvetia, Meet your farmers and tour a CSA at this on-farm celebration.

October 22, 7–9 – Winona LaDuke speaks at PSU, Organizer, advocate for food and sustainability, and former vice presidential candidate, Winona LaDuke provides the keynote address at the Portland State University Sustainability Day. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.