Construction begins on Zenger Farm

Construction begins on Zenger Farm

The Portland urban farm is expanding its 16-acre educational farm and wetland with a $2.3 million, 6,660-square-foot Urban Grange development.

The building will add a multi-purpose classroom, commercial kitchen and work space on the site at Zenger Farm, which borders two of Portland’s most underserved neighborhoods, Lents and Powellhurst-Gilbert.

The improvements aim to allow the nonprofit to expand enrollment in youth education programs by 80 percent and introduce an entrepreneurial incubator for emerging local food businesses.

Read more at Portland Business Journal