Fighting food insecurity just got a little easier for SNAP recipients

Fighting food insecurity just got a little easier for SNAP recipients

Portland, Ore. - A coalition led by Farmers Market Fund, is pleased to announce the award of a $1.5 million state appropriation to expand the SNAP Double Up Food Bucks program. The Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program helps SNAP participants access fresh fruits and vegetables. For every dollar spent on SNAP-eligible foods at participating farmers markets, Double Up Food Bucks recipients will now receive an additional dollar to spend on Oregon-grown fruits and veggies. Over 600,000 Oregonians, more than a third of whom are children, currently receive SNAP benefits.

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Lake of the Woods Vegetation Project public meeting this Saturday

Lake of the Woods Vegetation Project public meeting this Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – There will be a public meeting Saturday, July 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed Lake of the Woods Vegetation Project on the Klamath Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest.

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Oregon House approves $1.43M for FFA

Oregon House approves $1.43M for FFA

Salem, Ore. – The House of Representatives today passed an appropriations bill that will provide $1.43 million for the Oregon Future Farmers of America. Rep. Greg Barreto (R-Cove) is the chief sponsor of HB 2444 that funds FFA activities throughout the year.

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Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A variety of nursery-grown plants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during a native plant sale being held at the Klamath County Museum, Saturday May 18, starting at 9:00 AM

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Program on Trinity Alps plants set for May 6

Program on Trinity Alps plants set for May 6

Plants found in the Trinity Alps region of Northern California will be discussed in a presentation during a meeting next week of the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

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Native plant walk offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant walk offered at Klamath County Museum

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A tour of native plant gardens at the Klamath County Museum will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27. The free event is cosponsored by the museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon in recognition of Native Plant Appreciation Week, which runs through Saturday.

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Native plant sales, walks planned

Native plant sales, walks planned

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A series of events designed to encourage use of native plants in landscaping and restoration projects will be offered in Klamath Falls this year.

The events are cosponsored by the Klamath Soil and Water Conservation District, the Klamath County Museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

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2019 Agri-Tourism Meet and Greet Event

2019 Agri-Tourism Meet and Greet Event

Rural Klamath Connects, Gold Dust and Walker Farms, Discover Klamath, and Travel Oregon are proud to be hosting the second annual Agri-tourism Meet and Greet on Saturday March 16th.

The event is open to all farmers, ranchers, and producers in the Klamath Basin who are interested in getting involved in agri-tourism and it is FREE to attend.

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Program on Wocus Set for February 4th

Program on Wocus Set for February 4th

A program on efforts to restore populations of wocus plants in the Klamath Basin will be presented next week during a meeting of the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

The program is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main St. in Klamath Falls. The meeting is open to anyone interested. Presenters will be Megan Skinner, acting water operations chief at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Klamath Basin Area Office, and Christie Nichols, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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