Date Monday, September 26th, 2011
Location Glenfair Church, 50 NE 143rd Ave. Portland, OR, enter through basement doorway which is accessible by both stairs and a ramp.
Snacks If you'd like, please bring a small snack item to share. Youth and children welcome! No child care provided but plenty of toys and puzzles to entertain little ones.
6:00-6:30 Introductions and Networking This is a chance to share what you're involved in, what you're working on, resources you have or need, ideas, and more. 6:30-8:00 Seed Saving Basics workshop led by Marc Boucher-Colbert Bring all your seedy questions to this workshop! Marc Boucher-Colbert - has been farming in the Portland area since 1993. A founding member of one of the earliest and most successful year-round CSAs in Portland, Urban Bounty, Marc was instrumental in forming the then-future Zenger Farm at the same site Urban Bounty farmed. He continues to share his passion for urban agriculture in many ways - as a Garden Specialist teacher at Franciscan Montessori Earth School in the Centennial Neighborhood of East Portland, as a rooftop gardener for such establishments as Noble Rot, through consulting with his business, Urban Agriculture Solutions, and with the many workshops on urban agriculture he gives around Portland.