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.

Zenger in the News


Urban Grange now under construction at Zenger Farm (East PDX News, September 2014)


‘Urban Grange’ project breaks ground in Portland (Capital Press, July 2014)


East Portland getting new Urban Grange (Portland Tribune, July 2014)


Construction begins on Zenger Farm (Oregon Business, July 2014)


Zenger Farm Breaks Ground on $2 Million Community Hub in East Portland (Press Release, July 2014)


Construction begins on urban farm's $2.3 million development (Portland Business Journal, July 2014)



Kids' Health Annual 2014 (Portland Monthly Magazine, May 2014)


Farming still attracts many despite challenges (Capital Press, April 2014)


Zenger Farm sets July groundbreaking date for Urban Grange project (Portland Tribune, April 2014)


Spring Break Camp Teaches Portland Kids to Farm (KGW-TV, March 2014)


Lents International Farmers Market Prepares for 8th Season (Oregonlive.com, March 2014)


Zenger marches ahead with fundraising efforts (Sustainable Business Oregon, March 2014) 


Portland Restaurants and Farm Stores Spring for Zenger Farm (Portland Food and Drink, March 2014)


In it for Good: Farm Tour with N & N Amaro Produce (New Season's Market Blog, March 2014)


17 Companies that Sustainable Business Oregon is Watching in 2014 (Sustainable Business Oregon, February 2014)


Andy Claus is coming to town: A roundup of SBO's holiday gifts (Sustainable Business Oregon, December 2013)


SBO Award Winners 2013: Zenger, up on the farm (Sustainable Business Oregon, November 2013)


Zenger Farm, Hacienda snag PDC grants (Sustainable Business Oregon, November 2013)


Named one of Oregon's 100 Best Non Profits (Oregon Business, October 2013)


Oregonians will feel SNAP Funding Cuts (OPB's Think Out Loud, October 2013)


A Fresh Approach to Food Stamps (Standford Social Innovation Review, August 2013)


Zenger Farm’s Urban Grange in Portland (City Farmer News, August 2013)


Party Pics from Portland Monthly's Country Brunch (Eat Beat, June 2013)


Educational farm’s new Urban Grange will be community asset (Daily Journal of Commerce, June 2013)


Get Your Hands Dirty: 6 Family Gardening Activities (Red Tricycle, June 2013)


Nonprofit Zenger Farm to double program capacity with new grange (Oregonian, May 2013)


Food Scouts at Lents Market (Oregonian Community News, May 2013)


Zenger Farm launches Urban Grange project (Clackamas Review, May 2013)


Zenger Farm Raising $1.9 million for Portland site's 'Urban Grange' (Portland Business Journal, May 2013)


Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties (Portland Monthly, May 2013)


Zenger Farm's Urban Grange: Fully loaded, community-driven (Sustainable Business Oregon, May 2013)


Zenger Farm seeks $1.9M fund raise for 'Urban Grange' (Sustainable Business Oregon, May 2013)


Eat Beat Weekly features Lents International Farmers Market and Food Scouts (Portland Monthly, May 2013)


Oregon Farms Lead Nationwide Push to Accept Food Stamps (Oregonian, April 2013) (PDF)


Portland's Zenger Farm Spearheads CSA Food Stamps Effort (Oregonlive.com, (photos) April 2013)


Growing Crops, Healthier Kids (Portland Tribune Sustainable Life, April 2013)


Zenger Farm Egg Cooperative Featured in The Skeptic's Guide to the City Chicken (Sunset Magazine, April 2013)


Zenger Farm Shares SNAP for CSA featured in The Food Lover's Guide Blog (The Food Lover's Guide, April 2013)


Zenger Farm Featured in Metro Parent Camp and Learning Guide (Metro Parent, March 2013)


Zenger Farm and Powellhurst-Gilbert group hope to turn neighbors into farmers (Oregonian, March 2013)


Zenger Farm executive director, Jill Kuehler, featured on AM NW (KATU News Channel 2, November 2012) 


David Douglas fifth graders master science, hands on at Zenger Farm (OregonLive Friday Feature, October 2012)


Three Days to Save the Earth: Highlights from SXSW Eco, (Huffington Post Blog, October 2012)


Cultivating Life: Zenger Farm Bees, (PQ Monthly, August 2012)


Zenger Hosts Friday Farm Markets, (East Portland News, August 2012)


Fertile Ground: Zenger Farm, (Outside Today TV, June 2012)


Farmers market season is in full swing, (KATU, June 2012)


Lents International Farmers Market featured in Portland Monthly's Eat Beat, (Eat Beat, June 2012)


Zenger Farm LIFM SNAP Match Program highlighted in Sustainable Food News, (Sustainable Food News, February 2012)


Zenger Farm Cooking with Kids Class Featured in East Portland News, (East PDX News, February 2012)


Zenger Farm Receives Healthy Food Access Grant from Kaiser Permanente, (Video, January 2012)


Zenger Farm Featured in Eat Beat blog post, Farm Fresh Food, (Portland Monthly January 2012)


Zenger Farm's Executive Director, Jill Kuehler, named one of 50 Most Influential Portlanders (Portland Monthly, January 2012)


Zenger Farm Featured in Willamette Week Give!Guide (Video, November 9th, 2011)


Hope Sprouts at Zenger Farm (Video, October 27th 2011)


Zenger Farm Cooking Camp Featured in Edible Portland and AM NW (KATU News Channel 2, August 10th, 2011)


Urban Farming in Portland: Get Your Hands Dirty at Growing Gardens, Sowing Circle and Zenger Farm (Neighborhood Notes, May 10th, 2010)


Burgerville Supports Zenger Farm (KGW News Channel 8, April 22nd, 2010)


Zenger Farm Classes Help Folks Get Ready to Grow (East PDX News, February 2010)


Conscious Carnivores, Ethical Butchers Are Changing Food Culture (FOODday, January 26th, 2010)


How to Share a Chicken (or Two) (Shareable, November 22, 2009)


Zenger Farm Toasts 10 Years of Hands On Food Education (East Portland News, November 2009)


Students Build Hives, Helping Honey-Making (The Oregonian, October 20, 2009)

Passionate Advocates for the Environment (Homes + Gardens Northwest, March 2009)

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Mealtime food fights? Battle back with fun (Portland Tribune, April 18, 2008)
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Eastside Egg Co-op: Fifty Chickens and a Grand Idea (Edible Portland, Spring 2008)
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Translators bridge gap for immigrants (Capital Press, September 9, 2007)
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Lents International Market marks first year with harvest banquet (East PDX News, November 3, 2007) pdf version