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Leslie Middle School Plant Sale

Leslie Middle School students are hosting another great plant sale in the greenhouse, starting Monday, May 16th and running until Saturday, May 21st. All plant starts, including tomatoes, marigolds and peppers, are $.50. Stop by anytime 9am-4pm M-F and 9am-1pm Saturday! All proceeds go toward building raised beds in the Leslie Middle School garden.Contact for more information. Read more

Cover crop

Crimson clover planted last fall made for an excellent cover crop this year! Kept most of the weeds out and captured nitrogen from the air. We will cut and work back into the soil next week or so. Interested in community gardening? Contact Shannon at 503-315-1055 or stop by the Conservatory. Read more

Leslie Middle School Plant Sale

The Leslie Middle School gardening class will be selling plant starts all next week in the Pringle Creek Community greenhouse starting next Monday, April 4th from 10am to 12pm. They are selling lettuce, cilantro, and other varieties. Each 4" pot is only $.50 and contains several organic seed starts! All proceeds go toward their gardening classes and will help pay for raised beds at their school garden.Please pass along this wonderful opportunity to support our local middle school gardening program! Read more

Gardening Workshop Opportunities at Zena Farm

If you weren't able to sign up for our Urban Farmer Certification this year, check out these spring learning opportunities from Willamette University's Zena Farm:Sunday, April 3 from 2-4:30pmJames Cassidy, Soil Scientist at OSU and Faculty Advisor to the OrganicGrowers Club, will lead a workshop entitled:Keeping your Soil Healthy: the ins and outs and ups and downs of soilThrough this workshop, James will help participants answer the questions:What exactly is soil? How can we maintain the essential properties andhealth of our soil while asking it to work so hard to produce good food?And what is good compost ... Read more

Urban Farmer on Living Culture TV

Check out this episode of Living Culture TV devoted to our Urban Farmer Certification! Thanks to Nate Rafn for featuring us on his wonderful tv series focusing on agriculture and food in the Pacific Northwest. Read more
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