At the heart of everything we do at Nana Cardoon is community partnerships. The following is a list of organizations near and far that we respect, support, and look forward to growing with.

Adelante Mujeres

Nana Cardoon is a volunteer site providing urban farm experiences for Adelante Agricultura and the Adelante Women’s Group.

The Ark of Taste International Slow Food Committee

The Ark of Taste is a living catalog of delicious and distinctive foods facing extinction. By identifying and championing these foods, we keep them in production and on our plates.


Brought to you by the Oregon State University Barley project – a team of barley enthusiasts dedicated to generating fundamental knowledge about barley, applying the knowledge to stimulate economic development through the release of novel barley varieties, sharing barley genetic resources, and encouraging barley use and consumption.

Bread Bakers Guild of America

A national network of professional artisan bakers, an education resource for substantive, accurate information on the craft of making bread.

Camas Country Mill

Whole wheat grains and artisan flours from the heart of the Willamette Valley.

Dairy Creek Community Food Web

Founding members of DCCFW which promote the local food community in western Washington County by exchanging knowledge and resources to grow, process, share and celebrate food.

Eden Acres

Support to the Board of Directors. Eden Acres is a learning community that explores sustainability education (SE) practices through the interactive development of a model SE learning environment.

Friends of Family Farmers

Promoting and Protecting Socially Responsible Farming in Oregon

Green Willow Grains

Organically grown grains, oats, buckwheat and flax seed freshly milled in the Willamette Valley.

Kiko Denzer

Earth ovens, community earth art projects, learning by doing and making things.

Lexicon of Sustainability

As curators, “We share stories that explain sustainability.”


Navdanya is a network of seed keepers and organic producers spread across 17 states in India. One of the founders is Vandana Shiva, a well known author and environmental activist.

Rewild Portland

Rewild Portland promotes cultural and environmental resilience through the education of earth-based arts, traditions, and technology.

Red Hammer Forge

Utilitarian garden tools hand-forged the old-fashioned way.

Eco Zoom

Portland, Oregon based company that makes clean burning, portable wood and charcoasl powered cook stoves for communities around the world.

Slow Food Portland/ Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity

We participate in our local Slow Food Portland chapter. We are inspired by the Slow Food International events, Salone de Gusto and Terra Madre, held in Turin, Italy every other year.

Washington State University Extension at Mount Vernon, Washington

This WSU Extension houses The Bread Lab and The Grain Gathering Conference, and conducts extensive research in the diversity of locally-grown grains.