WVGC Board and Staff
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI),
As a community, we need to ensure that our local food production is sustainable and rewarding for the people involved. I appreciate the opportunity to do what I can to support and grow our local food system.
Travel Lane County,
Destination Development Manager
One of the major reasons I moved from the East Coast to the Willamette Valley was the draw of world-class wines, abundant accessible local foods, and a thriving beer scene. I never visited Oregon before, but read stories of the vibrant culture rooted to practicing and advocating for sustainable local food systems. It’s no surprise that I moved, food simply put is my passion – and I want to share it with locals and visitors. I’m excited to start marketing this agricultural heartland to the world through the Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted brand!
Director of Marketing
My personal mission is to see that more people have a positive relationship with the food they eat. One way to fulfill that is by connecting myself to the bounty of good food that is grown and crafted in this region and be an advocate for it within my community and the rest of the world. I believe that the Willamette Valley has the ability to become a true food destination for adventurous and conscious souls that actively seek an experience with the food they eat.
Mountain Rose Herbs,
I’ve spent my career promoting businesses that strive to better the world, and I love how passionately our Willamette Valley community supports that mission! I firmly believe that rethinking our food system is essential for worldwide human and ecological health, and I’m thrilled to help support WVSFA members in providing locally and responsibly grown and crafted offerings to their customers.
We are lucky to live in the Willamette Valley, a place that is incredibly rich with local food producers who care deeply about good, clean, fair food. Repeatedly I’ve witnessed the power that local businesses have to bring real change to our food system.I’m excited to be involved with the launching of the Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted brand in support of these businesses.
Save the Bee Program Coordinator
Everyone eats. We all have a food story, which makes our food system work so powerful. After working to promote local farms for over a decade and being a partner in the genesis of Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted, I have joined the WVSFA board to see our regional food brand launched!
Nutritional Health Coach
I appreciate the opportunity to support the thriving and growing local and sustainable food and beverage industry in the Willamette Valley.
Crystal Rose Bryan
Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted
I spent my formative years on the McKenzie River and I could not be more thrilled to be back in such a special place. Having worked as publicist in Hollywood for nearly a decade, I happily re-prioritized and changed my trajectory working in the renewable energy and organic food industries. I have a passion for socioeconomic solutions that have the potential to reinvigorate communities. Locally produced food is a solution that connects us!
Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted is a project of the Willamette Valley Sustainable Food Alliance, a 501c6 Trade Association working to support and promote a thriving and sustainable food and beverage industry in the Willamette Valley. The Alliance owns the trademark for the Willamette Valley Grown & Crafted logo.