Central Oregon Locavore nonprofit launches their new logo and branding today. Not only is Locavore re-branding, but they are also launching new membership tiers, that allow community members more options to engage, support and receive more meaningful membership benefits. Memberships last one year and range from $50/hr to $500 a year. All Locavore members receive discounts to Locavore classes and events, as well as access to quarterly member-only sales at their seven-day-a-week indoor marketplace, with ten percent off all items.
Members who choose to join at the $500 level will become part of the Locavore Cultivators Club and receive year-round ten percent discount in the marketplace, a special Cultivator Club Mug, early access to events and exclusive member communications.
Central Oregon Locavore is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Central Oregon Locavore manages seven educational and outreach programs. The Year Round Indoor Farmers Market connects 1000+ community members with 150+ farmers, ranchers and food producers per week. SNAP/EBT benefits are accepted, and all beneficiaries receive an additional five discount. Locavore is the only year-round market that accepts Oregon Farm Direct vouchers. The Farm Kids program has provided over 4250 K-2nd grade children with on-farm curriculum-based education, mostly from low-income households. The Willing Workers On Local Farms program has provided over 50 work parties to local farmers, including emergency response teams to assist with weather-related damages. Locavore Food School has hosted over 35 classes educating attendees how to cook on a budget with local foods. Cost is free to recipients of OHP/SNAP. The Small Farmer Support Program houses five CSAs and three Herdshares, and manages a recycling program for agricultural packaging. Edible Adventure Crew provides gleaning opportunities and teaches how to harvest and preserve our regions wild food.