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.

Event Calendar




Native American Storytelling Gathering

Friday, November 20th 7-9:30pm

Stories have been an important aspect of Native American Alaskan Native culture for thousands of years, and continue to enliven and enrich the lives of Native people of all ages and ethnicities. Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., the Northwest Indian Storytellers Association, Zenger Farm and East Portland Action Plan are teaming up to hold a Native American storytelling gathering. All are welcome and encouraged to come and listen to local Northwest Native voices share their culture and oral tradition through indigenous storytelling, and help support our Native community at this wonderful event. LEARN MORE & BUY TICKETS. Please direct questions to nisa@wisdomoftheelders.org.


Living Play Structure Build Day

Saturday, November 21st 10am-2pm

Participate in constructing and planting a living play structure that will grow on the farm. We will be planting a spiraling living willow tunnel and gathering dome that will allow visitors to learn and play in a natural playscape that was designed by community members and artist Leon Smith from Planet Earth Playscape.  All ages are welcome! Individuals under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult guardian. RSVP to Allison O'Sullivan.




Oaxacan Cooking Workshop

Monday, December 7th 6-8:30pm

Join East Portland neighbor and Zenger Farm Community Chef Paula Hernandez for a hands-on cooking workshop featuring several of her favorite Oaxacan dishes including holiday tamales.  After cooking together in Zenger Farm’s beautiful community kitchen, we'll sit down and enjoy the meal while visiting with Paula about growing up in the Oaxaca, Mexico.

Cost: $10-25 per person, sliding scale. A limited number of work-trade spots for set-up or clean-up are available. Reservation required and space is limited. Contact Krysta Williams.


Check our Winter Camp page for a complete list.