Blog — Community Happenings

Plant Start Sale | An Emerging Ecology in the Neighborhood

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Plant Start Sale | An Emerging Ecology in the Neighborhood
The Beech Street Community Garden (it's really a farm nowadays) is selling plant starts and will use the funds to buy material to continue to maintain and expand the food that is grown...An emerging ecology is an exciting sign...We have an open license to become a helpful part of the neighborhood ecology.

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Farmers Market Now Weekly | Search Underway for Market Manager

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Farmers Market Now Weekly | Search Underway for Market Manager

The Rocky Butte Farmers Market at the base of Rocky Butte in Portland, OR will be opening as a weekly market June of 2022. The first year, pre-pandemic, the market held two separate pop-up markets while being hosted by the Dharma Rain Zen Center. Year two the leadership team continued to grow and expand the market to a monthly basis. The host site the last two years has been the parking lot of Mannahouse Churches Rocky Butte campus. The site has a large parking lot  that can accommodate significant vehicle parking. A successful weekly market greatly expands healthy and farm-direct food...

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