The Calapooia Food Alliance was born in April, 2005, the result of a community panel discussion of local food sustainability. We initially organized and incorporated in July of 2006 as the Brownsville Coop. The goals were to establish a farmers market and community garden to provide an immediate source of fresh local produce, and then to open a natural foods store. By spring of 2008, the Brownsville Farmers Market and the Community Garden were beginning their third season. The idea of a store was abandoned and in March we registered articles of incorporation as the nonprofit Calapooia Food Alliance (CFA). Nonprofit status was granted in the summer of 2009.
The new CFA blog is organized with a number of categories that allow you to selectively view the content of your choice. When an author posts an article, they can assign a category (or multiple categories) to that article. There are a number of ways that the reader can use…
The new domain name for the Calapooia Food Alliance is now calapooiafoodalliance.org . Our former domain name gocfa.org will still be operational and will provide a short cut redirection to the new domain.