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.



Past Events

Specialty Vegetable Variety Showcase Field Day

A day for breeders, growers, chefs and eaters to come together to view and discuss varieties of: 

For more information and to see specific varieties click here.

Soil Workshops for Small Farms

These workshops are intended for farmers looking to understand more about soils. The first day will cover topics on soil types and textures, how to take and interpret a soil test and cover the basics of nutrient and cover crop management. The second (advanced) day is intended for those that already have a basic understanding of soils and nutrient management. Topics covered on the second day include soil structure and water relations, nitrogen management and testing, cover crop calculator, identifying nutrient deficiency symptoms.

Beginning Soils: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Advanced Soils: Thursday, August 14, 2014
9:30 am to 3:30 pm each day

North Willamette Research and Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002

Registration fee: $50 per person per day or $90 for both days

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Small Farm School

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Clackamas Community College

19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045

Registration fee: $65 for adults, $40 for youth

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Past Events


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