EMSWCD Free Conservation Gardening Workshops

FREE Natural Gardening Workshops Coming Your Way This Fall! Fall is the perfect time of year to start planning your outdoor projects! The cool weather and coming rains provides a perfect opportunity to plant fruit trees and other perennials, design your landscape with native plants, prepare your...

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History of Botanical Gardens – Chet Orloff

With beautiful photos and entertaining stories, Chet Orloff will take us from the gardens of antiquity forward to the great documentary gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries and finally to the gardens of our own Pacific Northwest.  He will discuss the work of some of the great names in garden...

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School Garden Coordinator Certificate Training

registration is now open for the School Garden Coordinator Certificate Training June 17-21st in Portland, OR. School garden volunteers, teachers, food service staff and non-profit educators from around the country come together for a week of hands-on learning and school garden tours. If you have...

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Volunteer Field Trip Leader Spring 2019

Are you passionate about teaching, nature, or working with children? If so, consider volunteering with the Sauvie Island Center this spring! Volunteers are trained to lead or co-lead small groups of elementary school students through hands-on activities about plant life cycles, pollination, soil...

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FREE Native Plants Workshop

Explore the benefits of gardening with Native plants. Discover Portland’s most common native plant communities, learn which species do well in similar growing conditions, and get tips to help them thrive.

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Zenger Farm Executive Director

Zenger Farm is seeking a new Executive Director! The Executive Director will guide the farm’s development in alignment with our mission to promote sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, social justice, and access to good food for all. Zenger Farm has an annual operating budget of...

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Village Building Convergence

The Village Building Convergence starts in just over a week! Our Placemaking sites are finalizing their schedules, and we’ll send up another update in a few days. About half of the sites have info now, and we’re updating as the info comes in. Visit this page to see what’s up in...

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

Learn to create a low-maintenance landscape that conserves water, minimizes pollution, and creates habitat. Get natural gardening & design tips that mimic nature, and make your garden a healthy place for children, pets and wildlife.

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FREE Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden Workshop

Learn about the bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that provide vital pollination services in urban gardens, and discover which plants can help attract and support them. We will go beyond the bloom so you can find out how to provide water, shelter, nesting, and overwintering sites.

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Plant Swap and Potting Party

Join City Repair’s #Permaculture team as we share the abundance of our plants with one-another and community sites we serve! If you have any extra starts, from veggies to herbs to natives, bring them on over!  The garden site is a nursery and storage site for plants that will be used for the...

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