Growing Gardens helps people grow their own food in Portland, Oregon by building organic Home Gardens in urban backyards and schools. Our Youth Grow school garden clubs create future veggie eaters and cultivators. Our Learn & Grow classes cover cooking, preserving & more.

NOW ENROLLING: Professional Learning Community for Teachers

Growing Gardens is excited to announce we are forming a Professional Learning Community for classroom teachers to support each other to expand knowledge of and experience in using school gardens to enhance curriculum and increase student achievement.  The deadline to apply is November 4th, 2014.  For more information about this opportunity, click here.  Click on the following link to apply now.

 PASTA!PASTA!PASTA! – Thanks New Seasons!

Purchase any New Seasons brand fresh pasta at their Williams Market (3445 N Williams Ave) through October 31st, and $1 from each package will be donated to Growing Gardens. WILLIAMSChoose from Spaghetti, Fettuccine, Rotini, Rigatoni or Roasted Pumpkin and Asiago, Mushroom, Spinach & Cheese or Four Cheese Ravoili, and help support our fall garden installations and school garden programs.

 Zombies, ghouls and gardening… Oh my!

Dawn of the Bed  is a day to build garden beds with the support of volunteer teams who raise financial pledges to support the Home Gardens Program. Teams will be building garden beds on October 25th, 2014.


Please help the Dawn of the Bed teams reach their goal by donating online. Pre-registration for garden building is required. To learn more about Dawn of the Bed contact Cristy at cristy@growing-gardens.org.

You can help kids and families grow their own food