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  1. OSU Small Farm Course

    April 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. OSU Small Farm Course

    April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. La Grande Community Garden Kick-Off

    May 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Dr.Friedman, Health Care Economist 3:30pm and 7pm

    May 13 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. ORA Board Meeting

    May 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Crop Donation Tax Credit

A big THANK YOU to the Oregon Legislature The Oregon State Legislature closed the 2014 session late last Friday.  But before they went home the Crop Donation Tax Credit bill (SB 1541) was passed by the Oregon House with an unanimous vote!  It just needs a signature from the Governor and it will be the […]


Money for your civic programs-Blue Mountain Chapter Cornucopia Project

The Blue Mountain Chapter Executive Team is excited to announce year two of the Cornucopia Project. The Cornucopia Project was developed last year by the BMC Executive Team to support projects that our members are working on in our community. We encourage you to apply for funds that supports your Oregon Rural Action team or other […]


Call the Governor and tell him to stand up to Big Coal (866) 492-6080

The next few weeks are a crucial time in determining if Oregon will export coal. Governor Kitzhaber and his agencies are making decisions now whether or not to let coal companies start building a coal export terminal on the Columbia River. Already three permits have been granted. Let’s not make it four.

The state could soon grant Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific Project a crucial permit allowing the project to move forward.

You can help by telling Governor Kitzhaber that coal export is not in the public interest, it is not consistent with the protection, conservation and best use of our state’s water resources. He should deny Ambre Energy’s DSL permit.

Call the Governor’s office and tell him to stand up to Big Coal and deny the DSL permit: (866) 492-6080