Freshest CSA

I just wanted to take a second to appreciate the freshness of Rainshadow Organics CSA produce. How many times have you bought produce at the grocery store and put in the fridge. Then two days later, it's totally limp, lifeless, and losing nutrition by the minute. I, like most people, have shoved some

Rainshadow Organics Launches Cooking Class Series this Summer

Rainshadow Organics, a full-diet organic farm in Central Oregon, is starting cooking classes at their Farm Store and Commercial Kitchen this summer.  The first class is Saturday, June 9th - Fresh from the Farm. Participants will cook a three course meal using ingredients they harvest at the farm. They will learn knife skills, incorporating edible flowers and herbs into cooking, and building meals with local

Workplace CSA

Workplace CSA is a project of High Desert Food and Farm Alliance with funding provided by Oregon Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant. For the 2018 growing season Rainshadow Organics is offering to deliver veggie and/or meat shares to Deschutes County offices. Rainshadow Organics has been an active farm in Central Oregon for

Get your longtable tickets!!

Our first longtable of the season is coming up APRIL 28th! Chef Lindsay Mattison, formerly from Jackson's Corner is flying in from Colorado to kick off the season.  We are so honored to have her!  Grab your spot at this special spring table for the most authentic farm-to-table experience in central Oregon.  And beyond? Let's

Cattle update

Tall and I drove our cattle four miles to the top of Jeff's ranch in Monument, Oregon, where they'll spend the summer. This is a new place for us.  Since we only have 60 acres for the cows at the home farm,  it's really only good for winter and calving. We have to use leased

Every bite Matters

Food is a daily essential of our lives.  We all make decisions about what to eat.  These decisions implicate us in the real cost of that food; socially, environmentally, and economically.  Not to mention, our choices impact our health, slowly, for better or worse, with every bite.  When we walk into a grocery store we

Is CSA Right For You?

CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture,” and is just one of the many ways customers who believe in “real, transparent food” can support a farmer. But it’s not the only way. What’s the difference between supporting a farmer through a CSA versus a roadside stand? Or a farmer’s market? WHY WOULD A PERSON CONSIDER