Welcome our New Executive Director Pollination Celebration Did it Grow in Oregon? volunteering is good for you! Sitton Elementary and Sauvie Island Center Partner on Place-Based Education Pilot Program

Welcome our New Executive Director

We are thrilled to introduce our new Executive Director, Elizabeth Schmitz. Her first official day on the job will be March 6th. Elizabeth is a native ...

Pollination Celebration

Come meet these hard working friends of the farm at Pollination Celebration, our annual event in support of  National Pollinator Week. Pollination Celebration, which will ...

Did it Grow in Oregon?

Did it Grow in Oregon When students arrive for farm field trips we always ask them what they think they’ll see growing on the farm. ...

volunteering is good for you!

Whether you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity that will get you outside, or an internship to round out your skills and experience, we’ve got a ...

Sitton Elementary and Sauvie Island Center Partner ...

This year we are excited about the opportunity to partner with three third grade classes at Sitton Elementary School in the St Johns neighborhood for ...

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Welcome our New Executive Director

Welcome our New Executive Director
February 24, 2017, No Comments on Welcome our New Executive Director

We are thrilled to introduce our new Executive Director, Elizabeth Schmitz. Her first official day on the job will be March 6th. Elizabeth is a native Oregonian, but until recently has been the driving force behind numerous environmental education initiatives in ... Read More»

Pollination Celebration

Pollination Celebration
February 6, 2017, No Comments on Pollination Celebration

Come meet these hard working friends of the farm at Pollination Celebration, our annual event in support of  National Pollinator Week. Pollination Celebration, which will  be held on the grounds of Howell Territorial Park and the Sauvie Island Organics farm on 6/17 ... Read More»

Farm Fresh Recipes for Kids

Farm Fresh Recipes for  Kids
October 18, 2016, No Comments on Farm Fresh Recipes for Kids

Thanks to a grant from the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, we are sending kids from North Portland home with bundles of farm fresh veggies and custom cookbooks. On the farm, we spend a lot of ... Read More»

Did it Grow in Oregon?

Did it Grow in Oregon?
October 3, 2016, No Comments on Did it Grow in Oregon?

Did it Grow in Oregon When students arrive for farm field trips we always ask them what they think they’ll see growing on the farm. We hear all kinds of different answers from “bananas” to “carrots.”  Thanks to a new ... Read More»

volunteering is good for you!

volunteering is good for you!
August 16, 2016, No Comments on volunteering is good for you!

Whether you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity that will get you outside, or an internship to round out your skills and experience, we’ve got a few different ways you can get involved with Sauvie Island Center.  Volunteer Farm Educators lead ... Read More»

Sitton Elementary and Sauvie Island Center Partner on Place-Based Education Pilot Program

Sitton Elementary and Sauvie Island Center Partner on Place-Based Education Pilot Program
September 9, 2015, No Comments on Sitton Elementary and Sauvie Island Center Partner on Place-Based Education Pilot Program

This year we are excited about the opportunity to partner with three third grade classes at Sitton Elementary School in the St Johns neighborhood for the second year of a place-based education pilot project.  Thanks to funding from the East ... Read More»