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

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. 

Thursday, July 12
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Clackamas Community College, Oregon City

 

Mechanical Cultivation Field Day
Thursday, August 16
OSU Vegetable Research Farm, Corvallis

 The OSU Small Farms team hopes you can join us for the annual NWREC Field Day Tuesday, September 11th from 3:00-6:00 pm followed by a Vitalis-sponsored social hour with beverages and bites prepared by chef Timothy Wastell.

 


 

Past Events

Oregon State University Small Farms Conference 

 

February 24, 2018, Corvallis


Field to Market Workshop

The Essentials, February 10, 2018

North Willamette Research and Extension Center

 

Visit the Field to Market website to register


North Willamette Horticulture Society Meetings 

January 9-11, 2018

Canby, OR

Organic Day: January 10, 2018

 

Visit the NWHS website for program details information.

Tuesday, Sept 12 
all day   ~10:00 - 4:00
Corvallis/Philomath

The OSU Small Farms team hopes you can join us for the annual NWREC Field Day
Thursday, September 14th from 3:00-6:00 pm followed by a Vitalis-sponsored social hour with beverages and bites prepared by chef Timothy Wastell.

OSU North Willamette Research & Extension Center (15120 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002)

7:00-10:00 pm
The Nines, Portland

Integrating Beneficial Habitat on the Farm March 16, 2017

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

On-farm Food Safety Training for Oregon Produce Farmers February 16 and 17 2017


Event Details

Integrating Beneficial Habitat on the Farm March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

OSU North Willamette Research & Extension Center (15120 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, OR 97002

A two-part course that raises awareness of conservation practices the promote biodiversity and beneficial insects in farming systems. Designed for produce farmers (vegetable, tree fruit, berry), conservationists and other agricultural professionals.

Resources

Program Contacts

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