Entries by Joanne Lazo

Fall Family Farm Day!

We’d love to see you and your family out on the farm Friday, October 11 for our Fall Family Farm Day! This is a day off from school, so be sure to take full advantage and head out to Sauvie Island Center for a morning of tasting, exploring, and learning together on the farm. This […]

Founders’ Harvest Dinner

Join James Beard Award-winning chef and Sauvie Island Center co-founder Cory Schreiber for a fall flavor extravaganza. Using locally-sourced ingredients, including produce from the Sauvie Island Center’s own Grow Lunch Garden, Cory will present a three course meal showcasing the flavors of the fall harvest. Check out the menu below! Each course will be paired […]

Annual Barn Dance & Picnic

We’re looking forward to an evening of fun on the farm on Saturday, July 27th from 4 pm to 8 pm. Please note that all tickets for the the 2019 event are general admission. Please plan to bring a picnic blanket and/or camp chairs. Picnic tables and/or chairs will not be available at this event. […]

Meet, greet, sip & snack at Whole Foods Pearl District 4/18

Join us from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, 4/18 at Whole Foods Market’s Pearl District location for a spring celebration. Our new Program Manager Aliesje King will be on hand to help you plan your pollinator-friendly flower garden. We’ll even start you out with pollinator-friendly seed packs. Kids can select their favorite flowers while […]

Whole Foods Market donates 5% of sales on 4/18/19

On Thursday, April 18th Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of Portland-area* net sales to the Sauvie Island Center. Whole Foods Market has been a long-term supporter of the Sauvie Island Center, sponsoring our annual Barn Dance, Family Farm Days and more.  Show your support for the Sauvie Island Center and Whole Foods Market’s commitment […]

Welcome new program manager Aliesje King

Spring is the season of new beginnings, and we are thrilled to welcome our new Program Manager Aliesje King, to the Sauvie Island Center.  Along with mad skills and an unparalleled commitment to environmental education, Aliesje brings a wealth of experience to her new position. Until recently Aliesje served as the Garden Educator at Oregon […]

Pollinator Picnic

Join us on Saturday, May 18th from 10:30 am am to 1:30 pm for Pollinator Picnic, a morning of learning tasting and growing together. Learn about the important role pollinators play in our food supply. Search for pollinators and get an up close look at how they gather pollen. You’ll even get a chance to […]

Food, fun and farming @ Farm Camp

Sauvie Island Center’s Farm Camp is outdoor experience where children are outside all day, every day soaking up the fresh air and sunshine. Each day at camp is a new adventure as we explore the 18-acre Sauvie Island Organics farm and adjacent grounds of Metro’s Howell Territorial Park. For more information, or to registered, check […]

2018 Supporter Celebration

We’re inviting our supporters to join us for a Happy Hour celebration in the award-winning Mt. Tabor garden of long-time Sauvie Island Center supporters Celine Fitzmaurice and Larry Olson. They describe their garden as “a colorful work in progress– Japanese influence meets English garden in an edible landscape, full of recycled plants with an eye toward […]

Founders’ Harvest Dinner

You’re invited to join Sauvie Island Center co-founders Shari Raider and James Beard award-winning chef Cory Schreiber on October 4th for a celebration of fall flavors. The three-course meal is a benefit for the Center’s farm-based education programs. Each year more than half of the children visiting the Sauvie Island Center are only able to […]