Event Calendar


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 one of our Community Chefs. Chef and Recipe TBA. 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 krysta@zengerfarm.org.

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 nellie@roguefarmcorps.org to RSVP or with any questions. RSVPs appreciated, but not required! 


Farm Fridays

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 rob@zengerfarm.org 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  president@portlandurbanbeekeepers.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.

11741 SE Foster Road Portland, Oregon 97266 Tel.503.282.4245

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