From November 2nd to December 31st you can make a donation to Growing Gardens thru the Willamette Week Give!Guide simply by clicking on the heart – thank you!
Please join us at 6 pm on September 27th at the Growing Gardens office (2203 NE Oregon) to learn more about lead and how to reduce risk. Learn the scientific facts to help you in conversations about lead safety in school gardens. We have invited Molly Kile, Associate Professor of Public Health and Human Sciences at OSU to give a short […]
Last week Portland Public Schools issued guidance encouraging the community not to eat produce from school gardens. The guidance was based on the fact that many of our gardens have been irrigated with water testing above federal drinking water standards. On Friday, August 26th, an updated was issued by PPS and the Oregon Healthy Authority […]
As a leader in urban agriculture and education, Growing Gardens has consistently addressed the concern of lead in all of our programs. From school gardens in our Youth Grow Program, home gardens across the Portland metro area and within our correctional facility gardens across the State of Oregon, we take this issue seriously and are […]
Hello amazing Growing Gardens supporters! Thank you for your continued dedication to such a wonderful organization. I am honored to be joining the team. Over the past decade I have worked internationally and locally on community garden programs, from Central America to Portland, Oregon. I was a Peace Corps Agriculture Volunteer in Nicaragua, where I […]