Held yearly on the last weekend of April, The Oregon Ag Fest is a much anticipated event with lots of fun filled things to do for everyone! Nearly 18,000 attend the two day event, so get there early. There will be loads to do for the kids, including pony rides, planting tables and potato digging. And keep your eyes out for Black Gold. (You may even get to make a Black Gold dirt baby!) To learn more go to the Oregon Ag Fest website.
Times: Sat., 8:30 am – 5 pm, Sun., 10 am – 5 pm
Location: The Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR
Children 12 and under are FREE, Parking is FREE
Plants are the lens Jessie views the world through because they’re all-sustaining. (“They feed, clothe, house and heal us. They produce the air we breathe and even make us smell pretty.”) She’s a garden writer and photographer with degrees in both horticulture and plant biology from Purdue and Michigan State Universities. Her degrees were bolstered by internships at Longwood Gardens and the American Horticultural Society. She has since worked for many horticultural institutions and companies and now manages communications for Sun Gro Horticulture, the parent company of Black Gold. Her joy is sharing all things green and lovely with her two daughters.
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