The following events are for those who are ready to market their produce and ongoing support….
OSU Oregon Small Farms Conference takes place annually in late February at at OSU campus in Corvallis Oregon http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/sfc
Women in Ag Conference
A program of WSU Extension: Takes place most years on a Saturday in Mid-March http://www.womeninag.net/
Includes workshops on butchering, growing grains in the Northwest, and lots on Permaculture, Perennials, and more.
Also lots of information is available from these groups: