Filipino Cooking Demo at Lents International Farmers Market
Sunday, October 30th, 10am-1pm
At SE 92nd and Foster Road
Join us to learn how to make a seasonal dish, in a demo lead by, Josselyn Eby, one of our Community Chefs. A. Free tastes! Learn more about the Community Chef Program.
Fall Open House
Sunday, October 30th, 1-4pm
Bring the whole family out to the farm for tours, cooking demonstrations, fall veggie sampling and fun kids activities! We will be celebrating Dia De Los Muertos and other community celebrations with a tamale-cooking demonstration by Community Chef Paula Hernandez, and you can meet some of Zenger Farm's Community Partners, like Portland Urban Beekeepers and 350PDX. Please direct questions and RSVPs to Krysta at email@example.com.
Leasing and Purchasing Farmland - FREE Workshop for Land Seekers and Holders!
Wednesday, November 2nd, 4:30-7:00pm
Are you a new farmer wondering how to get on some land? Are you a landowner who would like to have your property used to help feed your community? Rogue Farm Corps, OSU Metro Extension Small Farms, East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, Zenger Farm, and Friends of Family Farmers are putting on a panel workshop & discussion on purchasing and leasing agricultural land, with a focus on the Portland Metro region and surrounding area. Please join us! There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions, PLUS a potluck social afterward!
Please email Nellie McAdams at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or with any questions. RSVPs appreciated, but not required!
Fridays May 6th - October 28th, 2pm-4pm
Come get your hands dirty with our farmers! Help tend and weed the fields, plant starts, harvest, and much more! Work party tasks vary with the seasons and may include tending the farm crops (weeding, mulching, watering) or caring for the livestock (adding bedding to the worm bin, cleaning the chicken coop). If you have any special needs, please let us know ahead of time and we will do our best to accommodate.
Open to the public. Ages 8-17 welcome with an adult. Parties of 5 or more please contact email@example.com to RSVP.
Beekeeping Work Parties with Portland Urban Beekeepers
1st and 3rd Sundays, 10AM-12PM
Beekeepers from PUB will be onsite working on the hives in the Zenger Farm apiary. This is a great opportunity to learn about beekeeping from some of the local experts. Appropriate for all levels of experience. Equipment is available for use, but please wear close toed shoes, weather appropriate clothes, and bring your own water bottle and sunscreen.
There is no charge for these events, though donations to PUB help sustain the program at Zenger Farm.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
Lents International Farmers Market
Sundays, June 5 - October 30, 9AM-2PM
Lents Town Center, SE 91st & Foster Rd.
Portland’s only internationally focused market, LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally unique produce to the diverse Lents community and offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrant, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, & Russian farmers.
Calling all kids ages 5-12! Join the Food Scouts program at Lents International Farmers Market! Food Scouts receive $2 in tokens each week to spend on vegetables, fruit, or food-producing plants. The Food Scouts booth also features hands-on activities focused on farms, local food and fun. Each week features a different activity, from cider pressing to leaf rubbings to fruit and veggie treasure hunts. The program is free for families and no pre-registration is required. Stop by the Food Scouts booth at the market any Sunday during the season.
Food Scouts is a partnership between Zenger Farm and Whole Foods Market.