On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 , the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously approved partnership support grants totaling $142,075. These grants will be distributed to farmers markets and watershed councils within the District boundaries. […]
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Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to announce that partnership support grants totaling over $94,000 will be distributed to farmers markets and watershed councils within the District boundaries. Partner organizations like these share similar goals […]
Here are the ingredients for a great success story: the Oregon City Farmers Market needed funds to continue the Power of Produce (POP) Club, so the Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District offered them a challenge grant […]
Ten farmers markets in Clackamas County will receive a boost for their 2013 market season. The Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded ten support grants for a total of $27,500, funds that will stay in […]
Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded a “double your donation” challenge grant to the Oregon City Farmers Market to help support their Power of Produce (POP) Club for kids program. The District will match, dollar for […]
The Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to provide support to deserving partner organizations. By providing financial and technical support, we are able to leverage the good work of these partners to help accomplish our mission, with minimal duplication of effort.
Successful farmers markets mean local farmers can help keep productive soils well managed and available for agricultural production. When farms aren’t profitable, the quality of land management declines. Profitable farms are better able to conserve water and soil resources and maintain healthy habitat.
When it comes to administrative costs, watershed councils are typically underfunded, but we know successful projects can’t happen without administration. We actively partner with a number of our local watershed councils, providing limited financial assistance to help them leverage grant dollars and meet basic expenses. Their work benefits water quality and wildlife habitat.
Looking for farmers markets in Clackamas County? We have plenty to offer! Each market is unique. Some focus on locally grown and produced foods, while others feature local arts and crafts. Learn more by reading the round-up of […]