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Lead soil tests

Growing Gardens coordinates a limited number of free soil tests for lead contamination for qualifying low-income households.

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  • Household must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty¬†Guideline – the same qualifications as for SNAP, WIC, and the Free/Reduced Lunch program. See chart
  • Household must be located in Portland, OR

How does it work?

  • Call Growing Gardens 503-284-8420 or fill out the following application to schedule a visit
  • Growing Gardens staff will meet you at your house to provide you the materials and instructions to take a soil sample
  • Growing Gardens will ship samples and provide test results

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