Welcome to 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.



Watch this short video to see the farm in action. Then come experience it for yourself!

Upcoming Events

 

We are open to the public for drop-in visits Fridays from 2-5pm. If you're interested in visiting another day and time, please contact us to arrange a Farm Tour through our Field Trip Program.  We also welcome you to participate in our public events listed below. Unless otherwise noted, events occur at Zenger Farm.

 

Ongoing

 

Open Farm Day

Every Friday through August 22nd

Self guided tours, 2-5pm

Every Friday, the farm is open to guests interested in gaining a glimpse of a working farm in action by taking a self-guided tour. Maps are located just outside the farmhouse.

 

Summer Camp (1st-9th Graders)

June 23rd-August 22nd, 8:45am-3pm (after-care now available until 5:30pm)

We offer week-long day camps for youth from 1st-9th grade. Campers eat, play and explore at our urban educational farm. They participate in cooking challenges, craft with plants and go on farm scavenger hunts. Scholarships, after-care and sibling discounts are available. See our comprehensive camp line-up here.


Community Bee Project Work Parties

Second Saturday of every month, 1-3pm

Our honey bee hives are managed by the Portland Urban Beekeepers. Join a work party and learn to care for bees and their hives.  Email Stefanie Steele to RSVP or ask questions.

 

August


Plate & Pitchfork Dinner

Saturday August 2nd~ SOLD OUT
Dine at Zenger Farm this summer during a Plate & Pitchfork Dinner. This dinner features Chef Ingrid Chen and Chef Jeff McCarthy of Remedy Wine Bar with Chef Andrew Garrett of NW Elixirs with J.K. Carriere Wines.  Plate & Pitchfork


Plate & Pitchfork Dinner

Sunday August 3rd ~ SOLD OUT
This Plate & Pitchfork dinner features Chef Anthony Cafiero of Racion with Chefs Jasper Shen, Kat Whitehead and Sarah Pliner of Aviary with Love & Squalor Wine, and is a special benefit for Zenger Farm. Plate & Pitchfork


Basics of Urban Fruit Tree Care Workshop

Tuesday August 5th, 6-8:30pm

Bob Hatton from Portland Fruit Tree Project will share the basics for healthy urban fruit trees. Hosted by the Outer Southeast Farmer Training Project. RSVP

 

Independence Gardens Urban Grange Fundraiser

Saturday, August 23rd, 5-8pm

For the second year in a row, Independence Gardens is hosting a benefit party to raise funds to build the Urban Grange at Zenger Farm. The event features food and beverage, raffle prizes, youth activities, and music. Several ticket options are available for purchase here, $20-$40. Event contact: Andrew Hogan.