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Portland Regional Food Economy

Existing Regional Food Economies Urban Agricuture I Portand Community Garden - School Garden I Fath-Based Garden Wiliamete Valey Agricultural Production Multnomah . Non-Profit monod . Private Dary Gran Meat . Educational Farm - Farms-Vendor • Farmers Market • Spermarkat Food D on Centers Couty 000 utsand vegaes Clackamas Washington Marion Yamhill Linn Servce e Polk County Benton Uted Ges Food erve Aeic international export $10.8 billion odupoed oly national export $3.6 billion $3.6 billion Portland Metro Food Economy Food Sources and Population Density I 1:100,000 $18 billion agricultural production This set of maps and diagrams displays the economics of production, consump- tion, and access to food and agriculture products in the Portland Metropolitan area and its regional context. $17.2 billion The disbursement of food access and security in Portiand Metro itself is quite robust and contains few food deserts. Though Portland is well reputed as a city which values the production and consumption of local foods, the reality of the regional agricultural productions relationship to national and international export and import speaks to a larger story of the global agricultural economic network. The Williamette Valley's two largest agricultural products are decorative pine trees and grass seed, two valuable export commodities that are currently driving the agricultural economy of the valley annual food consumption 13.6 billion import Food distribution in the city still depends largely on import, which is supported by the industrial infrastructures of the US highway economy as can be observed by the relationship between supermarkets and their food distribution sites. Urban agriculture has sprouted strongly in Portland, and occupies many locations, including those under-served by normative means of consumption. 'oregon Fam Bure "Consumption c ed ty PationSDA Per Capta Food Expendture

Portland Regional Food Economy

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This set of maps and diagram displays the economics of production, consumption, and access to food and agriculture products in the Portland Metropolitan area and its regional context.

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