Crop Up Dinner Series

The 2017 Crop UpTM Dinners & Market Showcase Series. 

Oregon's Specialty Crops are the stars of the Crop-Up™Dinner & Market Showcase series created by the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University. These dinners are designed to increase awareness of the bountiful diversity of Oregon Specialty Crops including fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery crops.

The 2017 Crop-Up™ Dinners are being held at various sites in Oregon central to local Specialty Crop Growers and processors. Dine on delicious dishes built around Oregon’s Specialty Crops grown in the local regions surrounding each dinner site. Specialty Market Showcases will be happening before dinner at each site providing opportunity learn more about the Specialty Crops.

Crop-UpTM Dinner Tickets cost $20 per person and include access to the market showcase and dinner. Ticket sales are open for the confirmed dates.

Confirmed dinner dates:

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - Coos Bay Dinner at the North Bend Community Center in North Bend Oregon


Coos Bay Menu:


Assorted Seasonal Pickles

Assorted Seasonal Vegetable Crudite

Blue Nile Hummus

Bread & Crackers

Dinner Menu

Tomato, Tomatillo, Pickled Onion, Radish Sprouts, Fresh Herbs

Seasonal Summer Salad*

Summer Succotash*

BBQ Carrots & Broccoli Sprouts

Smoked Beet Pastrami, Cabbage, Cranberry, Sunflower Sprouts

Seasonal Fruit Dessert*

 *Courses dependent on local availability at the Wednesday Market!

Guest Chefs:

Jason Ball, Chris  Bailey

Music provided by Caught Red Handed

Use this link to get your dinner tickets:




Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center in Madras Oregon

Tickets are available for purchase here:  



Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Sage Center in Boardman Oregon

Tickets are available for purchase here: 



Preliminary dinner date:

October 7, 2017 - Salem Oregon