Newsletter

Elderberry Harvest Celebration

Wisdom of the Elders invites you to Wisdom Gardens Harvest Celebration, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday Sep. 21. The “Wisdom of the Elderberry” syrup making demonstration was well received last year, and we hope to see both familiar and fresh faces this year. This event celebrates not only the healing properties of…

Volunteer at Wisdom Gardens in March & April

  We will be hosting volunteer work parties during March and April. Activities will include transplanting heirloom tomato seedlings, labeling plants, mixing potting soil, cleaning pots, watering, and organizing our greenhouse walls and shelves. Work parties will be held Monday afternoons from 2-5 pm. All levels of gardening experience are welcome. Contact [email protected] to sign up and for…

Community Garden Workday March 23, 2013

Wisdom Gardens has a garden plot at the nearby Earl Broyles Community Garden (SE 110th Ave & Francis). We’re saving this plot for families in the nearby Native American apartment complex that is just opening. We would love to have your help in preparing the plot for this year’s growing season! The work party is…

Celebrate 20 years with Wisdom!

Join us at Wisdom’s 20 Year Anniversary Celebration. The evening will include music from Cedar Rose featuring Nico Wind and Karen Kitchen, an account of Wisdom’s history, storytelling, and a keynote address. A raffle and welcoming of new Friends of Wisdom will be held to help cover event expenses. Please contact Lisa Lakes at [email protected]

Wisdom Gardens in the News

Wisdom Gardens Harvest

Wisdom Gardens was featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Edible Portland magazine. In the article “Powerful Medicine: A garden gives Portland’s Native community a place to call home”, Executive Director Rose High Bear discusses the vision for Wisdom Gardens, and the importance of cultural resiliency in our local Native communities: “Get your hands dirty,…