Portland Organizations and Grassroots Efforts Feeding Black Communities

Twenty eight percent of Black Oregonians are food-insecure, according to the Oregon Hunger Task Force. While many organizations exist to help the broader food-insecure population of Oregon — from mammoth groups like the Oregon Food Bank to smaller grassroots projects like the Free Lunch Collective, a few are explicitly working to feed people of color or, even more specifically, food-insecure Black Portlanders. Some are providing CSAs purchased from BIPOC-owned farms, while others are providing farm and gardening training to Black Portlanders interested in agriculture and food sovereignty. Below, find a list of various organizations working within the greater Portland area, or support Black business owners pursuing food service and

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