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Chad Bennett is an urban farmer who graduated from Florida State University with a B.S in Biology and is finishing up his Urban Agriculture certificate at Clackamas Community College. He switched careers after working in the tech industry, and is experimenting with a variety of techniques to grow amazing salad mix for RAD Family Farm! His focus is on using organic practices and taking care of the soil to ensure the health of his plants. This includes minimal tillage, cover cropping, and crop rotations. Come to this FREE talk to learn about Chad's 1/5 acre urban farming in SE Portland, and ask him all of your urban farming questions! Free coffee and pastries provided. All are welcome!
This FREE workshop for kids will start with a bilingual yoga class (English and Spanish) taught by Alyssa Grant, founder of Habla Yoga. We'll continue with a bilingual cooking class, lead by Chino Perez of Kichana. The cooking class will center around fresh produce from the market, and will teach the young audience not only about where their food comes from, but how they can turn it into something creative and delicious! Everyone is welcome to this event, parents included. There will be complimentary snacks, samples and lemonade provided!
Join us for a FREE Workshop featuring Tanager Farms! Spencer and Brindley are first generation farmers who currently farm at the Headwaters Incubator Program in Gresham, Oregon. They will discuss how and why they became involved with farming and the challenges they face as both young and beginning farmers. Expect to learn about industrial farming and farm history, as well as why engaging with our local food system is so important. Everyone is welcome, Saturday August 13th, 11:15am-12:00pm! Complimentary snacks and coffee will be provided!
The Woodlawn Farmers Market and East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District are proud to announce our first farm tour!
This is a FREE and kid-friendly event! Come see first hand how your food is grown, enjoy a free farm fresh lunch, and get your hands dirty at the follow up work party!
Sunday, July 31st at Headwaters Farm (SE Orient Drive, Gresham OR)
10am-Noon :: Headwaters Presentation and Farm Tour
Noon-1pm :: FREE Farm Fresh Lunch
1pm-4pm :: Farm Work Party (Optional)
Space is limited so please sign up by July 27th by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org