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 drop-in visits at specific times only. Check our events below or view our weekly schedule. Unless otherwise noted, events occur at Zenger Farm.

 

Ongoing

 

Farm Friday Open Farm Day

Every Friday, March 7 - November, 2-5pm

Work party 2-4pm, self guided tours 2-5pm, guided tour 4-5pm

Children welcome with parent/guardian. Individuals and small groups RSVP to Prairie Hale. If you have more than five people in your group, please contact Youth Education Manager Allison O'Sullivan to reserve your group's space.

 

Second Saturday Open Farm Day

Second Saturday of every month, March 8-November, 10am-2pm

Work party 10am-1pm, self guided tours 10am-2pm, guided tour 1-2pm

Children welcome with parent/guardian. Individuals and small groups RSVP to Prairie Hale. If you have more than five people in your group, please contact Youth Education Manager Allison O'Sullivan to reserve your group's space.

 

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.


May

 

Washing, Packing & Presenting Produce Workshop

(Outer Southeast Farmer Training Project)

Tuesday May 6th, 6-8:30pm

The Outer Southeast Farmer Training Project is a collaboration between Zenger Farm and the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association, designed to support skill building in gardeners and small scale farmers. These monthly workshops are open to and free of charge to Zenger Farm's East Portland neighbors. Learn More. 

 

Spring Pest & Disease Management, Fruit Tree Thinning Workshop

Tuesday May 20th, 5:30-8:30pm

In this hands-on workshop, learn the basics of springtime pest and disease assessment and fruit thinning to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! Offered by Portland Fruit Tree Project. Learn More.

 

June

 

Opening Day @ Lents International Farmers Market

Sunday June 1st, 10am-3pm

92nd & SE Foster Road (Down the street from Zenger Farm)

Join us at the market for special opening day activities including a free raffle for Bob's Red Mill product, goats!, a Mariachi band and new Food Scouts activities. Learn More.

 

July

 

Summer Pruning Workshop

Tuesday July 15th, 5:30-8:30pm

In this hands-on workshop, learn summer pruning basics to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! Offered by Portland Fruit Tree Project. Learn More.


August


Plate & Pitchfork Dinner

Saturday, August 2nd
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. Dinner begins at 5:00pm, $135 per person. Go to the Plate & Pitchfork to Learn More & Purchase Tickets.


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. This dinner is sold out. Questions about Plate & Pitchfork and the series? Go to Plate & Pitchfork.