OUR MISSION

Central Oregon Locavore promotes local food and farmers for the health of our community. We work for an ecologically stable and socially just food system in Central Oregon by improving access to fresh, nutrient-dense local food, educating the community about the benefits of sustainably produced food and supporting farmers and ranchers.

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Meet Your Farmer at Deschutes Brewery featuring Barley Beef

It is Barley Beef’s 100 year anniversary! The Meet Your Farmer Dinner Series is a wonderful way to really meet your local farmers! Meet Your Farmer dinners consist of a locally sourced, gourmet meal hosted by and prepared by rotating local restaurants. During dinner you will be treated to a presentation by the evening’s featured farmer.

Meet Your Farmer at Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

This is a very special event, not to be missed. Dogwood Cocktail Cabin will be featuring specialty cocktails made from Dogwood Distillery of Portland’s craft spirits. CHOW will provide the delicious, locally-sourced meal. Talk about a power trio! This is one event you don’t want to miss.

Movie Night: The Evolution of Organic featuring food, drink and fun

Kickstart your New Year resolutions with an evening at Central Oregon Locavore. Locavore is pleased to screen: The Evolution of Organic, the history of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement that rejected chemical farming and set out to explore organic alternatives with a vision of sustainability.

Meet Your Farmer at Joolz

Featuring Erik Monge of Crooked River Bison. The Meet Your Farmer Dinner Series is a wonderful way to really meet your local farmers!  Meet Your Farmer dinners consist of a locally-sourced, gourmet meal hosted by and prepared by rotating local restaurants. During dinner you will be treated to a presentation by the evening’s featured farmer.

What Locavore Does…

EDUCATE

Central Oregon Locavore offers eight educational programs to community members, students, farmers, ranchers, and producers.

CULTIVATE

Locavore provides access to local food year round as Bend’s Only Indoor Farmers Market with community space for gathering.

CELEBRATE

Along with educating and accessing local food, Locavore also celebrates the season with local farmers, ranchers, and chefs at our many events.

Visit Us!

Central Oregon Locavore is conveniently located at 1841 NE 3rd St, Bend, OR 97701.

Upcoming Events

Sat 19
Wed 23

Agricultural Connections pick-up

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 24

Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun 27
Feb 28

 

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CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit supporting local food and farms through educational programs and a year round indoor farmers market.