We are a working urban farm that models, promotes and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development and access to good food for all.
Spend a few hours at our beautiful urban farm and go home with skills and inspiration to grow, cook and care for the land. Scroll down to learn about upcoming workshops. Are you interested in teaching a workshop at the farm? Contact Prairie at firstname.lastname@example.org prairie@zengerfaeeeeeor 503-282-4245.
Residents of Powellhurst-Gilbert, Lents and Pleasant Valley are offered a 15% discount on all workshops. If you cannot afford the full workshop price, please fill out a scholarship application and send it to us. We will make every effort to meet your need. If you have any questions, call us at 503-282-4245. Would you like to donate to our scholarship fund?
Saturday, April 27th (10:00am-12:00pm)
Sara Cogan, Zenger Farm Manager, will be teaching the basics of backyard chicken keeping, including raising chicks, shelter, feed, municipal regulations, and which chicken breed is right for you. There will be a classroom portion of the workshop, held in the farmhouse, and then a tour of the Zenger Farm flock and facilities. Children are welcome to join their parents.
Cost: $10-35 sliding scale
Saturday, June 1st (10:00am-12:00pm)
Prairie Hale, Zenger Farm Community Involvement Coordinator, will be teaching the basics of building and maintaining a worm composting bin, including how to keep your worm population healthy, productive and free of smells or flies. There will be a classroom portion of the workshop and then each participant / family will build their own bin to take home, complete with bedding and red wiggler composting worms! Children are welcome to join their parents.
Cost: $25-50 sliding scale (includes bin and starter batch of worms)