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Seed to Supper Classes Help Families Grow Their Own Food

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Seed to Supper Classes Help Families Grow Their Own Food

Growing your own food is a delicious, cost effective way to improve your diet. We know that gardening may be intimidating, confusing and expensive. Seed to Supper is a free 6 week course to help families learn how to grow their own food and stretch their grocery budget.

Seed to Supper is a series of 2-hour beginner gardening classes that give adults the tools they need to successfully grow produce while on a limited budget. Classes are offered in both English and Spanish.

The 12-hour course is presented by Marion-Polk Food Share in partnership with Marion County Master Gardeners. Registration priority will be given to families living on a $1,945 monthly income or less.

Childcare is not provided at Seed to Supper sites, but children are welcome to attend the class along with their parents or guardians. There will be snacks provided at each site. Everyone who completes the course receives a voucher for a free gardening plot at a community garden as well as free seed packets and starter plants. Watch your garden grow!

For more information about Seed to Supper, please contact Amy Joens at 503-581-3855 ext. 418 or by email.

To register for Seed to Supper, click here.

Seed to Supper Sites

2019 Dates & Locations

Keizer – Dayspring Church (Three Classes)
Saturdays 9-12 p.m.
March 9-23

Salem – Hoover Elementary (Spanish Only)
Mondays 6-8 p.m.
March 11-April 15

South Salem – South Salem Friends Church
Thursdays 6-8 p.m.
March 21-April 25

North Salem – Youth Farm
Tuesdays 6-8 p.m.
April 1-May 7

Independence – Henry Hill Building
Tuesdays 6-8 p.m.
April 9-May 14

Mt. Angel – Mission Benedict
Mondays 6-8 p.m.
April 15-May 20

Silverton – Silverton First Baptist Church
Thursdays 6-8 p.m.
April 4-May 9

Grand Ronde – Iskam Mek Mek Haws
Mondays 6-8 p.m.
April 29-June 10