Local gardening resources


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Non-profit organizations:

  • Depave  — mission: through community partnerships and volunteer engagement, Depave strives to overcome the social and environmental impacts of pavement with the use of action-oriented educational events, community stewardship, and advocacy to reconnect people with nature and inspire others.
  • Growing Gardens — mission: reduce hunger and transform lives thru the experience of gardening and growing your own food.
  • Grow Portland — mission: empowering our community to grow healthy food.
  • Outgrowing Hunger — mission: get healthy food into the mouths of hungry people.
  • Portland Fruit Tree Project — mission: by empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of urban fruit trees, we are preventing waste, building community knowledge and resources, and creating sustainable, cost-free ways to obtain healthy, locally-grown food.
  • Urban Farm Collective — mission: bring neighbors together to transform vacant lots into neighborhood food gardens for the purposes of community building, education and improving food security.
  • Zenger Farm — we are a working urban farm that models, promotes and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development and access to good food for all.