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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97204

Links + Resources for Growing


Local Portland resources for urban ag


PortlandMaps to check for historic permits

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Environmental Cleanup Site Information database

Environmental Protection Agency


Growing Gardens in Urban Soils guide gives a comprehensive overview and is an excellent place to start

Eco-Tools for ecological land reuse is EPA's information clearinghouse

¿Cómo Crece Tu Jardín? a Spanish-language fact sheet for urban growing

Vờn của Quý Vị Tng Trởng Nh Thế Nào? a Vietnamese-language fact sheet for urban growing


Taking a good soil sample


For instructions on taking an accurate soil sample for testing, try

Oregon State University Extension Service soil sampling guide and

Purdue University Cooperative Extension soil sampling fact sheet



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