Volunteer Orientation
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens. It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means. Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at our office (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Volunteer Orientation
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens. It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means. Orientation is held each month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Volunteer orientation
Aug
28
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens. It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means. Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Volunteer orientation
Jul
24
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens. It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means. Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 in our office at 4625 N. Trenton. Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Volunteer Orientation
Jun
26
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Seeds of Harmony Community Work Day
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

Seeds of Harmony Community Work Day

  • 4435 N Trenton St Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A time for our community gardeners to come together to take care of communal spaces in the garden, harvest, connect with one another teach and learn from each other. 

Please contact Brad or Wasongolo if you're interested in joining. 

bmelaugh@janusyouth.org ; ewasongolo@janusyouth.org

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Volunteer Orientation
May
22
5:30 AM05:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day

  • 4375 N Trenton St Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join neighbors and volunteers to help maintain North Portland's Community Orchard, Fruits of Diversity. Discover the magic among the 50+ fruit trees, dozens of fruiting bushes, soil building understory plants, and pollinators that call this place home.

LocationFruits of Diversity Community Orchard at Tamarack Apartments. Google maps has a pin at 4375 N Trenton St, but it's not an actual address. The orchard is back in the Apartment complex – and there’s lots of construction this year. If you're able, please find street parking on N Alaska or N Trenton streets, it's a 2 minute walk from the main street. We'll have signs up to point the way. If you're looking for ADA parking, you can drive back into the apartments toward the orchard, and we'll find a spot for you. [see map below]

Topic: Irrigation Repair, Soil health

Work Tasks: Mulch Spreading, thistle removal, irrigation set-up and repair, reducing the hazelnut tree

Contact: Brad at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Village Market Celebration and Block Party
May
4
12:00 AM00:00

Village Market Celebration and Block Party

We hope you will join us on May 4th to celebrate Village Market'sbirthday. Village Market has been at the heart of our neighborhood for 8 years and there is no better way to celebrate than to thank all of you, our customers and supporters.

Last year we welcomed 138,249 customers at the Market. Each customer transaction is a donation to support our right to choose Good Food for ourselves and our families. As a customer at our nonprofit grocery store, you are an essential part of our neighborhood commitment to affordable, fresh and local food for all people...so thank you! Come and celebrate with us.

For our birthday celebration, the Market will be open and we will have a block party in full swing. You can expect a delicious lunch, plant starts sale, face painting, a bake sale, music, raffle prizes and a interactive art project.

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Community Work Day // Community Meeting // Plant Sale
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Community Work Day // Community Meeting // Plant Sale

  • 4430 N Trenton St Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A time for our community gardeners to come together to take care of communal spaces in the garden, harvest, connect with one another teach and learn from each other. 

We will also be hosting a plant sale for the Seeds of Harmony community gardeners.

Please contact Brad or Wasongolo if you're interested in joining. 

bmelaugh@janusyouth.org ; ewasongolo@janusyouth.org

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Volunteer Orientation
Apr
24
5:30 AM05:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day

  • 4375 N Trenton St Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join neighbors and volunteers to help maintain North Portland's Community Orchard, Fruits of Diversity. Discover the magic among the 50+ fruit trees, dozens of fruiting bushes, soil building understory plants, and pollinators that call this place home.

LocationFruits of Diversity Community Orchard at Tamarack Apartments. Google maps has a pin at 4375 N Trenton St, but it's not an actual address. The orchard is back in the Apartment complex – and there’s lots of construction this year. If you're able, please find street parking on N Alaska or N Trenton streets, it's a 2 minute walk from the main street. We'll have signs up to point the way. If you're looking for ADA parking, you can drive back into the apartments toward the orchard, and we'll find a spot for you. [see map below]

Topic: Orchard Cleanup

Work Tasks: Weeding, Planting Native Plants

Contact: Brad at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Volunteer Orientation
Mar
27
5:30 AM05:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Volunteer Orientation
Feb
27
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Food Works Farm Open Field Trip
Feb
14
12:30 PM12:30

Food Works Farm Open Field Trip

The community is preparing to support food production at Food Works Farm. We’re bringing people out to see the space, plant some seeds, and get excited about the year ahead!

Leaving Village Market at 12:30, arriving back at 3:30

Priority given to residents of New Columbia and Tamarack Apartments.

Please contact Brad: bmelaugh@janusyouth.org or 972 808-8889 if interested

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Farm with us! Information Session
Jan
29
5:00 PM17:00

Farm with us! Information Session

  • Village Gardens, Janus Youth Programs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn about the options for participating at our 2.5 acre farm on Sauvie Island this year. Grow with us, build community, and build a strong business model that can support programs and people here in New Columbia.

Open to residents of New Columbia, Tamarack Apartments, and the surrounding neighborhood.

contact: bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Volunteer Orientation
Jan
23
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host Volunteer Orientation every month at Village Gardens.  It's always a great opportunity to learn more about our history, our values and what our work together means.  Orientation is held every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 at the Community Education Center (4625 N. Trenton) Please register at least 24 hours in advance, and do let us know if your plans change.

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Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Work Day

  • Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join neighbors and volunteers to help maintain North Portland's Community Orchard, Fruits of Diversity. Discover the magic among the 50+ fruit trees, dozens of fruiting bushes, soil building understory plants, and pollinators that call this place home.

LocationFruits of Diversity Community Orchard at Tamarack Apartments. Google maps has a pin at 4375 N Trenton St, but it's not an actual address. The orchard is back in the Apartment complex, so if you're able, please find street parking on N Alaska or N Trenton streets, it's a 2 minute walk from the main street. We'll have signs up to point the way. If you're looking for ADA parking, you can drive back into the apartments toward the orchard, and we'll find a spot for you. [see map below]

Topic and work tasks: Grape Pruning

Contact: Brad at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Volunteer Orientation
Nov
28
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

We host a monthly volunteer orientation to support new volunteers that we would like to invite you to attend. It is a great opportunity for volunteers to learn about our programs, volunteer opportunities and the context of our work and partnership with the community. We host an orientation on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 at 4625 N Trenton St. in New Columbia. You can register at this link

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Orchard Steward Meeting and Info Session
Nov
27
5:00 PM17:00

Orchard Steward Meeting and Info Session

  • 4625 North Trenton Street Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Interested in getting involved in a leadership role at the Community Orchard?

Have something to share back to the leadaership team from the 2018 Orchard Season?

Join us for an evening of reflection, visioning, and team-building to support our community orchard.

Contact: bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Community Meeting and Work Day at Seeds of Harmony Community Garden
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Community Meeting and Work Day at Seeds of Harmony Community Garden

  • Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A time for our community gardeners to come together to take care of communal spaces in the garden, harvest, connect with one another teach and learn from each other. 

Please contact Brad or Wasongolo if you're interested in joining. 

bmelaugh@janusyouth.org ; ewasongolo@janusyouth.org

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Community Work Day at Fruits of Diversity Community Orchard

  • Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join neighbors and volunteers to help maintain North Portland's Community Orchard, Fruits of Diversity. Discover the magic among the 50+ fruit trees, dozens of fruiting bushes, soil building understory plants, and pollinators that call this place home.

LocationFruits of Diversity Community Orchard at Tamarack Apartments. Google maps has a pin at 4375 N Trenton St, but it's not an actual address. The orchard is back in the Apartment complex, so if you're able, please find street parking on N Alaska or N Trenton streets, it's a 2 minute walk from the main street. We'll have signs up to point the way. If you're looking for ADA parking, you can drive back into the apartments toward the orchard, and we'll find a spot for you. [see map below]

Topic: A Dormant Orchard

Work Tasks: Burying & Repairing Irrigation, Mulching, Chopping Down a Hazelnut Tree

Contact: Brad at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org

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Community Work Day at Seeds of Harmony
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Community Work Day at Seeds of Harmony

  • 4435 N Trenton St Portland, OR, 97203 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A time for our community gardeners to come together to take care of communal spaces in the garden, harvest, connect with one another teach and learn from each other. 

Please contact Brad or Wasongolo if you're interested in joining. 

bmelaugh@janusyouth.org ; ewasongolo@janusyouth.org

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volunteer orientation
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

volunteer orientation

  • Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
  • 5:30 PM 7:00 PM

We host a monthly volunteer orientation to support new volunteers. It is a great opportunity for volunteers to learn about our programs, volunteer opportunities and the context of our work and partnership with the community. We host an orientation on the 4th Wednesday of each month  from 5:30-7:00 at 4625 N Trenton St. in New Columbia. You can register at this link

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