Grow Schoolyard Farms

Help transform underutilized schoolyards into farms that can feed their cafeterias. Together we can teach our kids how to grow food and cook nutritious meals.
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$6,045USD
raised of $17,000 goal
36%
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This campaign started on Nov 03 and closed on December 06, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on December 6, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Thank you card

    Your contribution will make it possible to build an outdoor classroom and improve the learning environment for our students. They will send you a sign Thank You card to express their gratitude!

    5 claimed

  • $25USD
    A packet of saved seed

    We grow rare tomato varieties from ingenious plant breeder Tom Wagner (the inventor of the Green Zebra tomato who also develops amazing deep purple and blue, orange and yellow striped disease resistant varieties) and save the seed for you as a Thank You for supporting us! We also have saved fava beans, purple snap peas and pepper seeds. You will receive a packet of one of these locally adapted varieties at your door in return for your contribution.

    29 claimed

  • $40USD
    Farm grown culinary spice mix

    Cook with the flavors of the farm all year by supporting us at the $40 level! We will send you a combination of any two of the following spices grown on the farm: dried cayenne peppers, dried criolla sella peppers, coriander or fennel.

    5 claimed

  • $75USD
    Tote bag + Seed Packet

    Our Schoolyard Farms tote bags are designed and hand-printed by local Portland artist Natalie Gonzalez (thecloudmachine.com) and made of recycled cotton. They are perfect for carrying your groceries, CSA share or other everyday objects. You will also get a packet of our saved seed so you can grow a piece of the farm at home.

    9 claimed

  • $125USD
    Perennial plant in your name

    By supporting us at the $125 level, your legacy will live on for 50+ years. We are planting an orchard and berries this winter. We will place a weatherproof sign at the foot of the plant with your name listed as the donor.

    5 out of 50 claimed

  • $250USD
    One month CSA membership

    Pick up a CSA share from one of our many pick-up sites in Milwaukie and Portland for one month from June-October (you can choose which month works best for you). Our shares are sized individually, perfect for one person or for families who still want to shop at their grocery store or farmers market. We grow seasonally appropriate vegetables using organic materials and methods. *If you don't live in the Portland area, we will donate your share to a family in need.

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $750USD
    Full season CSA membership

    Pick up a CSA share from one of our many pick-up sites in Milwaukie and Portland from June-October. Our shares are sized individually, perfect for one person or for families who still want to shop at their grocery store or farmers market. We grow seasonally appropriate vegetables using organic materials and methods. *If you don't live in the Portland area, we will donate your share to a family in need.

    0 out of 20 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Farm tour + meal

    We will host you and three of your loved ones at the farm, give you a tour and prepare a lovely meal made from farm produce.

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Sky's the limit

    Let's get creative! Maybe we can come consult with you or your business and design an edible garden. Or help your school come up with some great garden curriculum. Let's talk about how we can work together.

    0 out of 5 claimed

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