OEN certainly isn’t the only organization dedicated to helping food & beverage entrepreneurs grow and thrive. Whether you are looking for education, mentorship, community support, or funding options, help is at hand!
Across Oregon, there are dozens organizations that share our vision of a robust and diverse food & beverage entrepreneurial ecosystem. Keep scrolling for a comprehensive list of local nonprofits, accelerators, incubators, university programs, and government initiatives.
Business Oregon invests in Oregon businesses, communities, and people to promote a globally competitive, diverse, and inclusive economy.
The Oregon Wine Board is a semi-independent Oregon state agency managing marketing, research and education initiatives that support and advance the Oregon wine and wine grape industry.
EO Portland is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 12,000+ influential business owners that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.
Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association is the leading business association for the foodservice and lodging industry in Oregon.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture ensures food safety, protects natural resources, and promotes Oregon’s agricultural economic development.
Rogue Farm Corps offers a hands-on training programs on a diverse network of commercial family farms in Oregon.
Season to Taste helps early to mid stage food and beverage businesses plan and grow sustainably. Our clients produce quality products and services that have already gained market traction in their local communities. They come to us when they’re ready to take the next step.
The mission of the Lane County Farmers Market is to preserve and strengthen the local farm and food economy by providing vibrant public marketplaces for farmers, food artisans and our community.
Coast to Crest Fund seeks superior risk adjusted investment returns by investing and mentoring locally grown startups in Lane County.
The Willamette Farm and Food Coalition connects consumers to local farmers, ranchers, and processors and the delicious foods they produce from the Willamette Valley’s fertile soils.
Willamette Valley Sustainable Foods Alliance promotes natural food businesses through relationships, education and sustainable business practices.
The mission of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce is to serve as a catalytic leader in creating a vibrant and diverse economy that drives economic opportunity and well-being.
The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to building and maintaining a vibrant economy for the benefit of our members, regional businesses and the community at large. Our job is multi-faceted; keeping you informed, giving you a voice, growing tomorrow’s leaders and making business better for all.