When: Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

Where: 4H Building, Union County Fairgrounds, 3604 N. 2nd Street, La Grande, OR

Potluck at 4:30 p.m, please bring a dish to share.

Cost: Free for ORA Members and $10 for non-member, (or free with purchase of an ORA Membership)



We are pleased to announce Ahna Kruzic as our guest speaker. Ahna is the Director of Publications and Communications for The Institute for Food and Development Policy, better known as Food First. Ahna grew up in rural southern Iowa and has an MS degree in sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University. She has worked as a researcher, community organizer and coalition builder. She coordinates Food First publications and research-for-action which seeks to dismantle exploitative racism, capitalism, and oppression in the food and agriculture system. Ahna’s research includes the intersections of gender, capitalism and agriculture, farm and rural justice. Click here to learn more about Food First and Ahna’s work.

Click here for list of activities at the Annual Meeting

 Annual Meeting Fundraisers



For those traveling from outside La Grande, there are several options for accommodation.
  1. If you would like a home stay, please contact Lacy Folden to help make arrangements. Requests for home stays in La Grande must be received by Saturday, October 7th. 
  2. Camping is available at the Union County Fairgrounds.  Prices are as follows:  Trailers or campers: $20 for water and electric; $10 for dry camping. Tent camping: $5
  3. Local motel Information is available here.


If you have any other questions please contact Anna Maria Dill