Celebrate Saturday on the farm! Zenger Farm is hosting family-friendly activities during Open Farm Days.
Zenger Farm is a 24-acre combined farm and wetland in southeast Portland. The urban farm hosts educational activities in a natural environment. Programs teach kids and adults the importance of food, farming, wetland conservation and environmental stewardship.
During Open Farm Days, bring your family and friends to Zenger Farm for hands-on activities, farm tours and delicious food.
Here are the upcoming Open Farm Days happening on select Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open Farm Days at Zenger Farm
Head to Zenger Farm for a day learning and exploring at the urban farm. Enjoy activities, farm tours, garden projects and lunch cooked by community chefs. The farm has beehives, a nature playground, multiple gardens and a wetland area open for your family to explore. When available, there is free produce or starts to take home.
Guided farm tours take place at 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lunch is served from 12:15-1:15 p.m.
These events are open to everyone. You can drop in anytime from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on these dates below. Here are the themes for the upcoming events:
Candle making: See demos of different methods of candle making and make your own to take home.
Dream pillows: Dream pillows are small pillows or sachets filled with dried herbs that have a soothing effect on the central nervous system of the body. Take a dream pillow workshop and learn about aromatherapy, choose your own herbs and sow your own pillow.
Storytelling: Storytelling is the practice of oral history and lessons, a practice celebrated by many cultures for thousands of years Come and listen at this day of storytelling.
Before visiting, you are encouraged to reserve your spot online. Zenger Farm’s Open Farm Days are open to the public on a pay what you can basis. There are sliding scale donation options for admittance to this event, starting at $5 per family or group. For free admission, use code OFD22 when you are registering for the event.
Be sure to dress for the weather. Wear boots and pack any snacks and drinks to bring with you. Bathrooms and a water bottle filling station are available.
Zenger Farm is located at 11741 SE Foster Road in Portland. For more information, visit the Zenger Farm event page.