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Thank you! Our Event was a Success Thanks to you!

March 19, 2015

What an awesome event! Thank you to all of our supporters, partners, and community members for this inspiring evening of fun, emotions and celebration! We hope you will join us again next year!

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CSA Share Fair: Spring Starts Here

March 18, 2015
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March 21st, 10am-2pm-This is a FREE Event

Calling all Portlanders who have ever wondered about joining a Community-Supported Agriculture program! The Portland-Area CSA Coalition and Ecotrust are teaming up to throw Portland’s first-ever public fair to celebrate CSA farms and the hard-working farmers behind this unique business model.

Join Food Works and other local farmers and come to Ecotrust’s new building, the Redd on Salmon Street, to be matched to the perfect CSA farmer for you and your family, while joining in chef demos, updating your cookbook library, and giving your kids a taste of farm life in the city. As spring dawns, renew your commitment to our local farmers and eat boatloads of fresh food.

Seats are still Available! RSVP Today!

March 9, 2015

Buy your ticket today and join us on Thursday for Village Gardens Third Annual Spring Fundraising Event! Once a year comes the opportunity for our community, our partners and supporters to be together and celebrate and we would love for you to join us too!

IMG_4107Esbeidi, Roman and Keegan are ready to take your picture at our photo booth on Thursday and to find out why YOU support Village Gardens!

The evening will include food from James Beard Nominee Cathy Whims of Nostrana, a photo booth tended by our youth farmers, a silent and live auction, words from community partners and the premiere of a video directed by Food Works youth farmers!

Event Details

Thursday, March 12 6:00-9:00pm

Bauccio Commons, University of Portland (Directions and Map)

Funds raised at this event will be used to strengthen the work of Village Gardens through programs like Food Works which support youth becoming farmers and strong food system advocates,  assist  community  leaders  to  operate  the  Village Market, Portland’s first non-profit healthy corner store, develop powerful community organizers addressing community health through the Community Health Worker program, and strengthen channels for food access and  social capital through community gardens, urban  livestock, our market gardener and micro-enterprise projects.

MORE DETAILS HERE!

Food Works Video Premiere at Our Third Annual Spring Fundraiser!

February 9, 2015

IMG_3806The Food Works Crew is directing a short video about youth leadership and about their work as organic farmers which will premiere on March 12th at our Third Annual Spring Fundraiser! You don’t want to miss it so be sure to BUY your ticket NOW!

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“I can see a huge transformation from the day I first walked into the office to now, being out on the farm. It’s more of a self-growth that I have seen within myself and I have also seen a growth within my family. So the things that you learn at Food Works don’t only stick with you, but they stick with the people you care about the most as well.” Marshalia, Food Works Crew Leader.

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Join us on March 12th to find out more about Food Works and the difference it is making for Marshalia, Esbeidi, Roman, Keegan and the rest of the Food Works Crew!

You can find all the information you need about our upcoming Third Annual Spring Fundraiser HERE!

We look forward to seeing you on March 12th, 2015!

Save the Date! Our 3rd Annual Spring Fundraiser is March 12th!

January 12, 2015

save the date finalJoin Village Gardens for our third annual spring fundraising event, an inspiring opportunity to celebrate and learn about Village Gardens’ work to create a more just and sustainable local food system in Portland. The evening will include community participant presentations highlighting program successes, dinner, speakers and a silent and live auction.

Event Details

Thursday, March 12 6:00-9:00pm

Bauccio Commons, University of Portland (Directions and Map)

Funds raised at this event will be used to strengthen the work of Village Gardens through programs like Food Works which support youth becoming farmers and strong food system advocates,  assist  community  leaders  to  operate  the  Village Market, Portland’s first non-profit healthy corner store, develop powerful community organizers addressing community health through the Community Health Worker program, and strengthen channels for food access and  social capital through community gardens,  the  urban  livestock, our market gardener and micro-enterprise projects.

Attend the Event

Sponsor a Table

Become an Event Sponsor

Please help us spread the word! Download our Poster HERE!

We look forward to seeing you on March 12th!

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