Remember to pick up pre-ordered native plants from Sparrowhawk this Friday and Saturday!

BDNA is partnering with Multnomah County Master Gardeners, PSU’s Learning Gardens Lab, and Black Futures Farm to offer this community event!

Plants for the Planet ~ Proceeds for the Community!

Pick up your plants in SE Portland on Sept 30/Oct 1 – hosted by Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association and the Green Thumb Garden Site. We’ll see you here: Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206)

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Only two days left to order native plants for fall!

BDNA is partnering with Multnomah County Master Gardeners, PSU’s Learning Gardens Lab, and Black Futures Farm to offer this community event!

Plants for the Planet ~ Proceeds for the Community!

Online order open NOW for Oct pick-up!

(Scroll to the bottom of this post to see volunteer opportunities, including first dibs at the end of pick-up flash sale!)

Sparrowhawk Native Plants partners with community organizations to provide over 100 species of habitat-friendly and climate-resilient plants to local gardeners. This fall, they’re teaming up with Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and the Green Thumb Garden Site (that’s us!), Portland Community College Sylvania’s Habitat Restoration Team, Columbia Slough Watershed Council and Friends of Tualatin Hills Nature Park. By our powers combined, over 40,000 native plants will take root and about $20,000 will go back to these inspiring community partners.

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Only two weeks left to order native plants for fall!

BDNA is partnering with Multnomah County Master Gardeners, PSU’s Learning Gardens Lab, and Black Futures Farm to offer this community event!

Plants for the Planet ~ Proceeds for the Community!

Online order open NOW for Oct pick-up!

(Scroll to the bottom of this post to see volunteer opportunities, including first dibs at the end of pick-up flash sale!)

Sparrowhawk Native Plants partners with community organizations to provide over 100 species of habitat-friendly and climate-resilient plants to local gardeners. This fall, they’re teaming up with Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and the Green Thumb Garden Site (that’s us!), Portland Community College Sylvania’s Habitat Restoration Team, Columbia Slough Watershed Council and Friends of Tualatin Hills Nature Park. By our powers combined, over 40,000 native plants will take root and about $20,000 will go back to these inspiring community partners.

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September BDNA Meetings CANCELLED

All BDNA meetings for September 2022 are cancelled due to volunteer capacity.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please join us for our next virtual public board meeting on October 6th, 2022 with special guest from BES to talk about the Franz Bakery site and Oxbow Restoration Project.

To stay informed sign up for our newsletter (see the sidebar or pop-up on this site) or email brentwood.darlington@gmail.com with questions.

Ordering for fall native plants open now!

BDNA is partnering with Multnomah County Master Gardeners, PSU’s Learning Gardens Lab, and Black Futures Farm to offer this community event!

Plants for the Planet ~ Proceeds for the Community!

Online order open NOW for Oct pick-up!

(Scroll to the bottom of this post to see volunteer opportunities, including first dibs at the end of pick-up flash sale!)

Sparrowhawk Native Plants partners with community organizations to provide over 100 species of habitat-friendly and climate-resilient plants to local gardeners. This fall, they’re teaming up with Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and the Green Thumb Garden Site (that’s us!), Portland Community College Sylvania’s Habitat Restoration Team, Columbia Slough Watershed Council and Friends of Tualatin Hills Nature Park. By our powers combined, over 40,000 native plants will take root and about $20,000 will go back to these inspiring community partners.

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Save the Date! Ordering for fall plants starts August 15!

BDNA is partnering with Multnomah County Master Gardeners, PSU’s Learning Gardens Lab, and Black Futures Farm to offer this community event!

Plants for the Planet ~ Proceeds for the Community!

Online Ordering Starts Monday, Aug 15th

Sparrowhawk Native Plants partners with community organizations to provide over 100 species of habitat-friendly and climate-resilient plants to local gardeners. This fall, we’re teaming up with Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and the Green Thumb Garden Site, Portland Community College Sylvania’s Habitat Restoration Team, Columbia Slough Watershed Council and Friends of Tualatin Hills Nature Park. By our powers combined, over 40,000 native plants will take root and about $20,000 will go back to these inspiring community partners.

Order plants starting on Aug 15th for Oct pick-up!

Concert in the Park this Friday, July 29th!

Summer Free For All Concert in the Park featuring Donna Jones and the Delegation
July 29th, 6:30-8:30pm at Brentwood Park

Join us for our first Summer Free For All Concert in the Park in Brentwood-Darlington!  We’ll be enjoying the sultry and soulful R&B sounds of Donna Jones and the Delegation at Brentwood Park while feasting on both sweet and savory items (available for purchase from on-site food vendors).  This all ages event is free for everyone to attend! 

Please note that Soak-It-Week blue buckets will be available for pickup from BDNA at this event. 

More information and the Summer Free For All events schedule at: https://www.portland.gov/parks/arts-culture/sffa

(Image from Portland Parks and Recreation’s official site for this concert.)

While you’re at the concert… Visit the Multnomah County Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden ‘Ask a Master Gardener’ booth, get your gardening questions answered, bring home free educational materials and pick up directions for fun and interesting garden projects for all ages.

This family friendly event made possible by Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association and Portland Parks and Recreation

Emergency Cooling Center at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center

Too hot where you are?  Join us in the air conditioning and enjoy wifi and cold drinks, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27th from 1-8pm at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave). Water bowls and misters will be set up outside to accommodate pets. Everyone is welcome.

Please note that the community center requires masks be worn inside the building. Masks and sanitizer will be available on-site for your convenience.

Would you like to volunteer to help? Sign-up here!

More resources available at the links below.

Thank you to Kate Szrom at Portland Bureau of Emergency Management for helping BDNA make this cooling center possible.

(Edited to update hours 7/26/22)