Small Farms

Metro Area Small Farms Program

View the video on the bottom right of this page to learn what we do as the Small Farms Program.

Upcoming Events-

The Berry Section of the North Willamette Horticulture Society’s meetings has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 19th!

Vegetable Section is still pending rescheduling-Please check NWHS website for more updates and information.

 

Unlocking the Secrets to Soil Health Success in Organic Systems January 17, 2017

GROWING FARMS - Successful Whole Farm Management Hybrid Course February-March 2017

On-farm Food Safety Training for Oregon Produce Farmers February 2017

Oregon State University Small Farms Conference February 19, 2017

 


Event Details

 

North Willamette Horticulture Society Meetings January 10-12, 2017

January 10-12 2017 in Canby, OR

Organic Day: January 10, 2017

Visit the NWHS website for program details and registration information.

Unlocking the Secrets to Soil Health Success in Organic Systems

January 17, 2017 8 am-12:30 pm

Workshop is free

RSVP to ben@tilth.org or call 503-580-4767

North Willamette Research and Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, Or

GROWING FARMS - Successful Whole Farm Management Hybrid Course

Tuesdays, February 7, 21 and March 7 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm

Saturday, March 4 Full Day Farm Tours at the OSU Extension Service Education Center in Washington County (1815 NW 169th Place, Building 1, Suite 1000 Beaverton, OR 97006)

Registration fee: $295 (need-based scholarships available)

Hybrid Online and Face-to-Face Course for Beginning Farmers teaches those new to farming how to plan and manage a farm, while giving them tools to produce and market farmed and raised goods. The course also encourages interaction and community building among participants, helping build a professional network among small farmers and ranchers.

View this video to learn more about the new Growing Farms Hybrid Course

On-farm food safety training for Oregon produce farmers

Workshop #1 is designed for mid-scale produce farmers

Workshop #2 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers

2017 Oregon State University Small Farms Conference February 18, 2017 Corvallis, OR

Past Events

Small Farm School

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sharpening tools with a grinder at Small Farm School

Small Farm School is a full day event with hands on and classroom workshops for beginning farmer and small acreage rural landowners. 

Resources

Program Contacts

North Willamette Horticulture Society Meetings-are canceled for Jan 11th & 12th!