A harvest of green, red, and orange tomatoes.

Donate fresh produce

Did you grow a bumper crop this year? Way to go! Consider sharing some of the harvest with your neighborhood pantry.

Use this map of local food agencies to find a pantry near you. Please be sure to call the agency before arriving to confirm that they accept homegrown produce. You may also want to double-check their hours, as some locations have specific days they can receive in-kind donations.

 


 

Food justice & advocacy

Food reflects culture and history. It can bring people together and teach us valuable lessons about our reliance on nature, soil, sun, and water. Food connects us all.

Below are local organizations committed to creating stronger, healthier communities through food justice, education, and advocacy. Please consider donating or engaging with them!

Adelante Mujeres is building a more just society by empowering Latinas to lead, including through a sustainable agriculture program and a partnership with the Forest Grove Farmers Market.
Donate | Volunteer

Growing Gardens uses the experience of growing food in schools, backyards, and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy and equitable communities.
Donate | Volunteer

Oregon Food Bank strives to eliminate hunger and its root causes, because no one should go hungry.
Donate | Volunteer

Portland Fruit Tree Project increases equitable access to healthful food and strengthens communities by empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of city-grown produce.
Donate | Volunteer

Schoolyard Farms creates healthier communities by teaching kids how to grow nutritious food that goes from schoolyard to plate.
Donate | Volunteer

Urban Gleaners collects delicious, fresh food before it can go to waste and gets it to people who need it.
Donate | Volunteer

VOZ Worker’s Rights Education Project empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions and protect civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education, and economic opportunity.
Donate | Volunteer | Hire a worker

Zenger Farm models, promotes, and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development, and access to good food for all.
Donate | Volunteer


Environmental stewardship

Protecting our forests, empowering youth through outdoor education, and lifting the voices of those most impacted by climate change are all vital parts of stewardship.

Below are organizations that protect our environment and promote equitable access to natural resources and healthy communities. Please consider donating or engaging with them!

OPAL (Organizing Leaders / Activating People) builds power for environmental justice and civil rights in our communities by demanding equal access to clean air, soil, and water for all.
Donate | Volunteer

Oregon Wild protects and restores our wildlands, wildlife, and waters as an enduring legacy for future generations. 
Donate | Volunteer

Soul River Runs Wild uplifts and strengthens communities by connecting inner city youth and veterans to the outdoors to promote healing and encourage youth to become ambassadors of our natural environment.
Donate | Volunteer

Volunteer through Hands On Greater Portland to support local agencies caring for our shared parks, forests, and public gardens.

Bright yellow flowers in front of a blue sky.
Close-up of a green broccoli head.
A carton of fresh eggs that are brown, tan with brown spots, and blue.
A basket of purple eggplant and green peppers.
A purple artichoke flower in front of a rosemary shrub.
Light green leaves in the sun.
A forest scene with tall evergreen trees above and green sword ferns below.
 


 
Shasta daisy flower with white petals and a yellow center.

Gratitude

Thank you to Karla Beatty for her radish illustration used in the Radish Gardens logo.

Thank you to Golden Branch Photography for contributing to the wonderful garden snapshots on this website.

And thank you to my amazing clients who trust me with their landscapes and empower me to follow my passion. You rock!

 


 

"Hope is a fertile soil where flowers blossom."

-- L. G. Akita --