Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

Basics of Summer Pruning Class at Portland Nursery

Portland Fruit Tree Project’s Rachel Munzig (ISA Certified Arborist) will be leading a basic summer pruning class at Portland Nursery on Sunday August 25th at 11am - register for the class below, and check out other amazing classes taught at Portland Nursery here!

Basics of Summer Pruning with Rachel Munzig from Portland Fruit Tree Project

Do you know pruning is important, but don't know where to start? Come learn about the basics of summer pruning for all varieties of trees, including fruit trees. We will also learn about the Portland Fruit Tree Project's five Community Orchards throughout the city, and different ways to be involved in these projects!

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Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

Apple & Italian Plum Harvest in SW Portland

Join Portland Fruit Tree Project to harvest apples and Italian plums in SW Portland (near the corner of SW Hall Blvd. & SW Locust St.) on Saturday morning August 31st from 10am-12:30pm! The exact address will be emailed out to registered participants the day before the harvest.

Register here if you’re interested in volunteering!

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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Partner Harvest with Greater Portland Tamil Mandram (GPTM)

Portland Fruit Tree Project is partnering with Greater Portland Tamil Mandram (GPTM) to harvest apples, pears, and blueberries tree as part of PFTP’s Partner Harvest Program! This is a private harvesting event scheduled ahead of time with this group of interested volunteers. As with all of our harvests, at least 50% of the fruit will be donated to a hunger relief organization in Portland.

If you and a group of friends or coworkers are interested in scheduling a Partner Harvest with PFTP, please fill out this form and we’ll work on scheduling a harvest with your group this season! It’s a wonderful way to team-build while providing a valuable volunteer service to the community.

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Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Orchard Work Party

Join fellow neighbors and community members for these regularly scheduled work-and-learn events at the Fruits of Diversity Orchard in North Portland! These volunteer opportunities are held every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am to 1pm (unless otherwise noted). Email Brad Melaugh at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org with questions regarding these events.

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Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Gabriel Community Orchard Work Party

Join community members in SW for a work-and-learn volunteer event at Gabriel Community Orchard! These events are held regularly, every 4th Saturday of the month between February and October from 10am to 1pm (except for May, when it’s the 3rd Saturday of the month due to Memorial Day). Email gabrielparkorchard@gmail.com with questions regarding these volunteer opportunities!

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Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

Gabriel Community Orchard Work Party

Join community members in SW for a work-and-learn volunteer event at Gabriel Community Orchard! These events are held regularly, every 4th Saturday of the month between February and October from 10am to 1pm (except for May, when it’s the 3rd Saturday of the month due to Memorial Day). Email gabrielparkorchard@gmail.com with questions regarding these volunteer opportunities!

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Aug
22
10:30 AM10:30

Partner Harvest with Portland Art & Learning Studios

Portland Fruit Tree Project is partnering with Portland Art & Learning Studios, a program of Albertina Kerr, to harvest an asian pear tree as part of PFTP’s Partner Harvest Program! This is a private harvesting event scheduled ahead of time with this group of interested volunteers. As with all of our harvests, at least 50% of the fruit will be donated to a hunger relief organization in Portland.

If you and a group of friends or coworkers are interested in scheduling a Partner Harvest with PFTP, please fill out this form and we’ll work on scheduling a harvest with your group this season! It’s a wonderful way to team-build while providing a valuable volunteer service to the community.

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Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Orchard Work Party

Join fellow neighbors and community members for these regularly scheduled work-and-learn events at the Fruits of Diversity Orchard in North Portland! These volunteer opportunities are held every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am to 1pm (unless otherwise noted). Email Brad Melaugh at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org with questions regarding these events.

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Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Gabriel Community Orchard Work Party

Join community members in SW for a work-and-learn volunteer event at Gabriel Community Orchard! These events are held regularly, every 4th Saturday of the month between February and October from 10am to 1pm (except for May, when it’s the 3rd Saturday of the month due to Memorial Day). Email gabrielparkorchard@gmail.com with questions regarding these volunteer opportunities!

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Jul
20
10:30 AM10:30

Harvest Leader Training

Join PFTP for our annual Harvest Leader Training! You’ll learn everything you need to know for volunteering as a Harvest Leader with PFTP in the 2019 harvest season. We’ll be meeting at the Leaven Community Center (5431 NE 20th Ave in Portland), in the Conference Room on July 20th from 10:30am-12:30pm. Please register ahead of time if you’re interested in attending!

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Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Sabin Community Orchard Work Party

June 23: Fruit, pest & disease monitoring, irrigation preparation

Join neighbors in NE to help maintain the beautiful Sabin Community Orchard! These volunteer work parties are regular events held every third Sunday of the month between the months of January and November (except when otherwise noted). Contact Jeff Strang - sabinorchard@gmail.com - with questions regarding this volunteer opportunity.

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Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Gabriel Community Orchard Work Party

Join community members in SW for a work-and-learn volunteer event at Gabriel Community Orchard! These events are held regularly, every 4th Saturday of the month between February and October from 10am to 1pm (except for May, when it’s the 3rd Saturday of the month due to Memorial Day). Email gabrielparkorchard@gmail.com with questions regarding these volunteer opportunities!

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Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Fruits of Diversity Community Orchard Work Party

We will be thinning the fruits that have set, applying some holistic orchard spray on our trees that need a little extra love, and more! Strawberries and currants should be in full swing by then! 

Join fellow neighbors and community members for these regularly scheduled work-and-learn events at the Fruits of Diversity Orchard in North Portland! These volunteer opportunities are held every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am to 1pm (unless otherwise noted). Email Brad Melaugh at bmelaugh@janusyouth.org with questions regarding these events.

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Gabriel Community Orchard Work Party

Join community members in SW for a work-and-learn volunteer event at Gabriel Community Orchard! These events are held regularly, every 4th Saturday of the month between February and October from 10am to 1pm (except for May, when it’s the 3rd Saturday of the month due to Memorial Day). Email gabrielparkorchard@gmail.com with questions regarding these volunteer opportunities!

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Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Parkrose Community Orchard Work Party

It has been a long wet and cool spring, many of the trees are just coming into bloom, so this saturday should be a beautiful flowering day!

A couple of tasks will be:

  • Review, evaluate and walk the orchard

  • Remove growth of grasses and plants from around the base of the trees

  • Look for powdery mildew and remove those leaves

  • Trim any unwanted growth

  • Think about tools we may need for the future (a want list)

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