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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Earth Week Food and Gardens Events

April 17, 2012

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Planet Earth Week Exhibition

Monday, April 16 - Friday, April 20

1900 SW Fourth Avenue, First Floor Lobby

In honor of Earth Day, the Bureau of Development Services and the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, present Healthy Bodies/Health Planet: An Earth Week Exhibition. The local food exhibit will showcase information about farmer's markets, the proposed food code, community gardens, a how-to on growing, buying and cooking seasonal fare, and more.

Food and Drink Sampling (Free): Wednesday, April 18  12 - 1 pm

Seed Exchange (Free): Friday, April 20  12 - 1 pm 

Introduction to Permaculture

Wednesday, April 18

6 - 8 pm

Location TBA

Growing Gardens introduces the concept and theory of permaculture - a gardening technique inspired by natural ecosystems and ecological design principles - and will provide practical tools to start applying it in your garden. Register for this event to learn the location.

Getting Your Garden Started Class

Saturday April 21

10 am - 12 pm @ Rigler Community Garden

1 - 2 pm @ June Key Delta Community Center

Join Portland Community Gardens for a free, interactive, hands-on class taught by Oregon Tilth on how to get your garden started.

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 21st

11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Learning Gardens Lab at Green Thumb Site (6801 SE 60th Ave)

Come celebrate Earth Day! There will be food, music, prizes, workshops, kids activites and more!