Seed to Supper
This free 6-week beginning gardening course gives participants the tools they need to start a garden and grow their own food on a budget. Participants also get tips on how to use fresh produce as a part of a budget-friendly and healthy way to build self-sufficiency.
This is a joint program of Oregon Food Bank and OSU Extension Service and HDFFA. HDFFA serves as Central Oregon’s Seed to Supper host.
Participants get free produce, learn new gardening and urban farming skills, work outside and meet community members.
- Seed to Supper Beginner Gardening Book
- Space to grow – Either a garden plot or container garden equipment
- Seeds, plant starts, compost and soil amendments
- Training and dirty hands!
Learn to grow food from seed and make fresh produce part of your budget-friendly meals.
- How to build a garden
- Planting, choosing vegetables for our climate
- Mulching and soil amending
- Building row covers to extend your growing season
- Harvesting and saving seeds
For course information, to register or to host a class contact our Seed to Supper Coordinator.
Seed to Supper Coordinator
Prineville Presbyterian Church
April – May
Bend Community Center
April – August
St. Vincent de Paul (2014)
Provided all soil, seeds and materials to build a 30’ x 30’ fenced garden bed.
The folks in our community need to know how to cook healthy. The garden has made our lives healthier by giving us the opportunity to grow our own vegetables. Mr. Aims at SVdP
Shepherd’s House (2014)
Participants built a new garden, expanded the irrigation system, and learned how to tend new perennial vegetables, like strawberries. Five permanent residents converted an irrigated median into a garden.