News & Events from The Collective – June

The LET um EAT Collective includes some amazing Seeders and Feeders from across the country. Check out all of these upcoming food events & happenings below!


Adaptive Seeds
Adaptive Seeds, Sweet Home, OR

June 4 & 5 – Mother Earth News Fair at Linn County Expo Center in Albany
June 11 – Florence Green Fair – Adaptive Seeds will have a booth and be giving a talk


Big Table Farm Oregon
Big Table Farm, Gaston, OR

Interview with Brian Marcy of Big Table Farm on Washington Wine Blog

Champoeg Creamery
Champoeg Creamery, St Paul, OR

June 25 – Champagne & Muck Boots Farm Tour – 2 hour tour of the farm, finished with a bubbles & summer sausage tasting in the farm store. $20 per adult, kids are free! Fresh chickens, grassfed steak, roasts, burger, pork roast & chops available for purchase.

Register for Farm Camp at Champoeg Creamery this summer: 13-18 yr olds Tuesday, June 21 – Friday, June 24

Fields Farm
Fields Farm, Bend, OR

Self-service farmstand is open! They have a variety of tomatoes starts, including heirloom varieties of Black Cherry, Chocolate Cherry, Pruden’s Purple, Pink Brandywine, Cherokee Purple as well as hybrid Sungold Cherry. Squash, cucumber, parsley and onion starts as well.
Gathering Together Farm Profile Pic
Gathering Together Farm, Philomath, OR

Farmers Markets: Corvallis (Wednesday & Saturday), Beaverton (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Portland PSU (Saturday), Shemanski (Wednesday), Newport (Saturday)
Hayshaker Farm Walla Walla WA
Hayshaker Farm, Walla Walla, WA

Farmers Market: Walla Walla (Saturday)
Juniper Jungle Farm
Juniper Jungle Farm, Bend, OR

Farmers Market: Bend (Wednesday starting June 1), NW Crossing (Saturday starting June 25)


Kookoolan Farms
Kookoolan Farm, Yamhill, OR

Farmers Chrissie is working on her forthcoming book “The Art of MEAD Tasting & FOOD Pairing”. The text is now completely done and she is starting to work on cooking and photography. Still on track to release the book late this year. Follow the progress on the Mead and Food Facebook page.

You can now stay on the farm at Kookoolan – make reservations through AirBnB!

Minto Island Growers
Minto Island Growers, Salem, OR

June 4 – Blueberry fields are now open for u-pick, Tues – Sat, 9am – 5pm! $2.50/lb.
U-pick strawberries closed until further notice

Peas Love & Yoga with instructor Debbie Boe – Saturday mornings at 8 am at the Minto Island Growers Farm Stand (June – September)

Farm Food Cart is now open for lunch Wed – Sat, 11am – 3pm


Monteillet Fromagerie
Monteillet Fromagerie, Walla Walla, OR

An interview with Pierre Louis & Joan Monteillet for an Ethnographic Film Studies Final Project

New wine & cheese tasting room – inside the new Whoopem Up Café in Dayton.
Cheese Sales Tuesday – Thursday, 11am – 3pm
Cheese & Wine Pairings Friday & Saturday, 11am – 5pm

Farmers Market: Walla Walla (Saturday)

naked Acres
Naked Acres, Portland, OR

Farmers Markets: Hollywood (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Lloyd (Tuesday)

One Fork Farm
One Fork Farm, Carlton, OR

June 4 – Crafty Wonderland Spring Market at the Oregon Convention Center

Farmers Market: Portland Saturday Market (Portland)

Oregon Olive Mill
Oregon Olive Mill @ Red Ridge Farms, Dundee, OR

June 12 – Shims & Shrubs Workshop – $45/person – RSVP required
June 19 – Dads & Dogs – Olympia Provisions Meat Cart will be at the Tasting Room from 12 noon to 5 pm
June 25 – Art & Wine Showcase – Complimentary, Open to the public

Osprey Farm
Osprey Farm, Willamina, OR

Farmers Market: Salem (Saturday starting June 4)

Our Table Cooperative, Sheridan, OR

June 4 & 5 – U-pick Blueberries Open! $3.50/lb – go early and stay for lunch!
June 11 – Second Saturday Member Day
June 20 – 24 – Farm Camp – Open for ages 6 – 12 – Sign up for 1 day or the whole week!

Details on all Our Table Cooperative Events here.

Queener Farm Oregon
Queener Farm, Scio, OR

Jeannie Berg of Queener Farm recently wrote an article for LET um EAT about their “Beyond Organic” pest and disease control using yucca extract, nematodes and a biological virus.

Heirloom Apple Club: 100 – 200lbs total of heirloom apples of up to 35 varieties throughout apple season (August – December). Pick up in Stayton, Portland, Independence, Salem & Monmouth. 20% discount for on-farm pick up.



Agrarian Ales Oregon
Agrarian Ales, Portland, OR

Live Music & Comedy on the farm Saturdays & Sundays – See the Schedule

Farmers Market: Lane County (Saturday)

Camas Country Mill
Camas Country Mill, Junction City, OR

Now Open! Visit the Camas Country Mill Schoolhouse Bakery for baked goods Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 3pm and for Lunch 11am – 1pm
Address: 91949 Purkerson Rd, Junction City, OR

Jacobsen Salt
Jacobsen Salt Co, Portland, OR

The 2016 Salt Fire Water Events Schedule is now posted & tickets are available for purchase. Monthly events from July – December with local and guest chefs from around the country!

Jason French, Ned Ludd & Elder Hall, Portland, OR

Elder Hall

June 4, 11 & 18 – Bagel Farm @ Elder Hall, Saturdays in June, 8am – 11:30am
Jenn Louis
Jenn Louis, Lincoln Restaurant, Portland, OR

June 5 – Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation, Los Angeles (Tickets)
June 14 – Philly Great Chefs Event Benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Philadelphia
Neversink Spirits
Neversink Spirits, Port Chester, NY

Farmers Markets: Larchmont (Saturday, June 4, 18), Park Slope (Sunday, June 19), Tarrytown (June 11)

See website for special pouring events through June.

New Deal Distillery
New Deal Distillery, Portland, OR

June 10 – Comedy & Cocktails with Jason Traeger Free Admission! (Every second Friday of the month June – September)

Portland Dry Gin 33 on sale for the month of June (Oregon only)

Farmers Markets: Beaverton (Saturday), Portland PSU (Saturday, June 4)

For all New Deal Distillery events, see their Events Calendar.

Olympia Oyster Bar
Olympia Oyster Bar, Portland, OR

June 6 – Portland Food Adventures Dinner at Olympia Oyster Bar – 6 paired courses plus gift certificates to the chef’s fav spots in PDX!

Maylin Chavez & Melissa Mayer of Olympia Oyster Bar on the Right at the Fork Podcast


Pasta Gardner
Pasta Gardner, Eugene, OR

Farmers Market: Lane County (Saturday)


Red Hills Market, Dundee, OR

May 31 – June 7 – Street Eats Renovation Week – Red Hills Market is getting a mini makeover so they’re taking it to the streets for a week of unique daily specials served from our 1940s wood fired food truck, including the American Burger with Cheese and Bacon – it’s only here for 1 week so get it while you can!

June 8 – Market Grand Reopening & 5 Year Anniversary Shindig
June 18 – Pasta Making Cooking Class with Italian Wine Pairings with guest chef Pati D’Eliseo of A Posto Personal Chef Services LLC in Newport
Choose from two time slots: 11 am or 3 pm – $75/person

June 29 – Whiskey Social with Bull Run Distillery. $40 – includes tastings, cocktails and bites from Red Hills Market

Every Monday is Locals Night at Red Hills Market!

See all events at Red Hills Market on their website.

Red Table Meat Company
Red Table Meat Company, Minneapolis, MN

June 23 – Meet the Maker Demo @ Murray’s Cheese in Grand Central Market, New York
June 25 – Good Food Mercantile – New York
June 26 – Cheesemonger Invitational in New York

Farmers Markets: Riverplace (Wednesday), Midtown (Saturday)

Paul Losch, Ruddick/Wood, Newberg, OR

New sidewalk patio is now open! Limited bar & full bar menu available


The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen
The Side Yard Farm, Portland, OR

June 5 – Seed to Plate Brunch Cooking Class (Sold Out)
June 8 – Bike In Movie Night “Airplane” with cocktails by New Deal Distillery & bites by Kusuma Rao of Ruchikala
June 11 – NE Cully Neighborhood Farmers Pedalpalooza
June 12 – Farm Supper with Renata Chef Matt Sigler
June 19 – Father’s Day Brunch with collaborative chef Morgan Deeks

Check the July schedule at The Side Yard Farm and make your reservations before they sell out!

Starvation Alley
Starvation Alley Farms, Long Beach, WA

Note: Saturday Portland Farmers Market – the Starvation Alley market booth has relocated across the park to the NW corner!

Seattle Farmers Markets: Ballard (Sunday), University District (Saturday), West Seattle (Saturday)
Portland Farmers Markets: PSU (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Beaverton (Saturday)

Willa Jean
Willa Jean, New Orleans, LA

Congratulations to Kelly Fields of Willa Jean for being named one of Dessert Professional’s Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America!

Support Chef Lisa Marie at Chefscycle.org for No Kid Hungry. She’ll be joining 200 other chefs 300 miles down the coast of California June 27 – 29.

Wolves & People
Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery, Newberg, OR

Tasting room is now open Saturdays 2 pm – 8pm!

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