The Beet Food Systems Consortium



Coos Bay Public Library Community Fridge

Through partnership with Coos Bay Public Library and South Coast Food Share, the BEET has established a Community Fridge. Whenever the Library is open, any and all community members can conveniently access FREE and HEALTHY fruits and vegetables!!

Coos County Farm to Child & School  Garden Education

Partnering with Curry Watershed, the BEET is expanding the Oregon Farm to Child & School Garden Education Program throughout Coos County.

Coos Head Food Co-op Double Up Food Bucks Program 

In partnership with the BEET, the Coos Head Food Co-op and Oregon Food Bank are enabling SNAP recipients to s-t-r-e-t-c-h their food dollars. We are doubling their "bucks" for fruits and vegetables whenever spending Oregon Trail Card SNAP dollars.

CSA Farm Box Scholarship Program

Thanks to grants from the Community Improvement Plan (CHIP), the BEET offers Agricultural Scholarships.In partnership with Myrtle Glen Farm, Coos Head Food Co-op and Farmstead Bread, we can provide our scholarship recipients weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Farm Food Boxes, Bread Vouchers plus Cooking and Nutrition Classes and Local Farm Tours. YES!!


Community Initatives: 

  • Partnering with Coos Bay Public Library to launch the CBPL Community Fridge
  • Partnering with Coos Head Food Co-op to launch Double Up Food Bucks learn more here:
  • Partnering with Curry Watershed to expand the Farm to Child & School Garden Education program in Coos County
  • Launching The BEET Listening Project designed to create space for Coos County residents to take part in designing solutions to food access
  • Partnering with South Coast Food Share to relaunch the Emergency Food Resource Guide, to access the current guide: Coos/Curry Food Resources
  • 2022 BEET Food Access Assessment