The Central Point Council encourages citizen participation in shaping our community. One of the key elements of any community is characterized by the commitment of is elected officials, appointed leaders, and involvement by citizens.
By joining a program or committee in the city of Central Point, you are giving yourself a chance to be heard and make decisions that will impact the community for years to come. What better way to give something back to the community then to be an active member in the city’s decision making process?
There are various ways to volunteer and get involved.
JACKSON COUNTY LIBRARY SERVICES
MEDFORD COMIC CON
The Medford Comic Con creates a safe, free, and family-friendly space for fans of the arts, technology, and popular culture. It also supports Downtown Medford, local businesses and artists, and creators and makers of all types.
ROGUE VALLEY FARM TOUR
Meet your local farmers! This free family event brings you directly to the farmers, land and animals that produce the delicious local food we enjoy in our fertile valley. Local residents will have the opportunity to visit multiple local farms and vineyards around the Rogue Valley, participate in a variety of activities from tastings to field tours, and learn about the abundance of our local food system. Enjoy a fun summer day with new adventures, delicious samples and interactive kids’ activities.
Choose your own adventure: Rogue Valley Farm Tour Brochures list all 26 farms and their activities in an easy-to-read format. Pick up your brochure of participating farms at Ashland Food Co-op, Medford Food Co-op and the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market, or download digitally here: https://bit.ly/2MtTsqH
We have farms for all touring needs: city centered farms for the quick tour and farther afield farms for those looking for a scenic drive.
Pack a lunch from your local co-op and enjoy a picnic at one of the many farms designated with a picnic table icon in the brochure.
WIN $500 to local businesses by visiting TWO or more farms. To enter the drawing, follow these steps:
Visit a farm on the tour and ask the farmer to stamp his/her farm on your Farm Tour Brochure.
After you’ve visited at least two farms and have a minimum of two stamps:
Take a photo of your brochure
Post it on Facebook and tag @RogueValleyFarmTour. Make sure to tag us otherwise you won’t be entered in the drawing.
List of businesses for $500 raffle- Winner can choose up to 5 businesses from the following list:
Ashland Food Co-op, Medford Food Co-op, The Grange Co-op, Rogue Valley Growers Market, Grants Pass Growers Market, Bigham Farms, Blue Fox Farm, Easy Valley Farm, Forage and Plow Farm, Fort Vannoy Farms, Fox Run Farm, Fry Family Farm Store, Lavender Fields Forever, Martin Family Ranch, Oshala Farm, Plaisance Ranch, Ridgeline Meadows Farm, Rogue Creamery, Runnymede Farm, Salant Family Ranch, Seven Oaks Farm, Seven Seeds Farm/Siskiyou Seeds, TerraSol Organics, The English Lavender Farm, Valley View Orchard, Whistling Duck Farm, Willow Witt Ranch, and Wooldridge Creek Winery.