Our workshops include: Living Willow Structures, Broom Crafting, Seasonal Gardening & Food Preservation, Small Scale Farm Business, Fruit Tree Pruning & Success, and MORE! Below is the current list of workshops we are offering in 2023. Most of our workshops are open to all ages. Join us on the farm for hands-on STEAM based learning and exploration. For registration questions call or text Jenna at 541-606-9144. For additional information, email us at:

~ Fruit Tree Pruning & Success ~

Come enjoy our fruit orchard with over 500 fruit trees including Apples, European and Asian Pears, Quince, Cherries, Plums and more! We will have hands-on opportunities to familiarize yourself with several pruning styles. We will offer examples of different ages and sizes of trees, as well as some that have been maintained and some that have not been pruned in several years.

We can cover dry-farming techniques for orchards and how to plant and establish your very own fruit trees at home. Our two 2023 fruit tree workshops will be held on February 4th from 10am to noon and February 11th from 10am to noon.

$20 / One Person – $50 / Family Discount (3+ people)

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~ Living Willow Structures ~

Come learn about everything that goes into growing and crafting your own Living Willow Structures such as fences, domes, art installations, support structures, benches, and more.

There will be hands-on demonstrations and creation of a new structure each class. We will check on some structures from years past and demonstrate how to maintain them and form them as they grow.

We will provide the opportunity to view and understand willow propagation for harvesting, along with pollarding and coppicing techniques used to get the largest number of usable whips off of your willow tree.

Our four 2023 willow workshops will be held on February 11th & 25th (10am to noon), and March 11th & 25th (10am to noon).

$20 / One Person – $50 / Family Discount (3+ people)

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~ Seasonal Gardening & Food Preservation ~

This class is centered around teaching all ages how to successfully grow food and preserve it for your table year round.

We will offer one workshop each season, focusing on a type of preservation appropriate for that season and the crops that will be in abundance. Spring = Dehydrating herbs & soups, Summer = Water Bath Canning & Pressure Canning, Fall = Fermentation.

We will talk about succession planting, companion planting, rotational planting, what grows best for each season, when to start planting for each season, and more! We will highlight when to prepare to harvest and ways to preserve different crops, while providing insight on natural remedies for pest control and exciting uses for kitchen/home generated items as plant food! This class includes a year round planting guide & recipe to take home.

Our three 2023 gardening workshops will be held: in Spring on April 8th (10am to noon), in Summer on July 29th (10am to noon), and in Fall on October 7th (10am to noon).

One Person $20/Family(3+) $50

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~ Gourd Crafting Workshop ~

Join us in crafting some GOURDGEOUS Bowls & Scoops, or Birdhouses out of gourds that have been grown and cured here at Parker Learning Gardens! While crafting enjoy historical facts about gourds and their uses throughout time. The creativity is endless when it comes to customizing your gourd project. We will offer beeswax, soldering irons, paint, clear coating, wire, and more to use on your extra GOURDINARY piece! Minors need to have an adult registered to attend the class with them. Ages 5+ welcome to participate!

$20 / one person – $50 Family Discount (3+ people)

Registration for 2023 Coming Soon!

~ Bamboo Forest Exploration & Crafting Series ~

Join us on the farm to explore our 3 acres of Bamboo forest and craft with our wide assortment of bamboo. Learn about the world’s largest grass while creating a functional piece of your own. Cured bamboo, tools, instruction, and examples will be provided to guide your inspiration. Example Bamboo Crafts: Learn how to create and care for a native bee home, a Pu’ohe or Hawaiian Bamboo Trumpet, or Customize a Walking Stick, make a Pencil Holder, and more! Ages 5+ welcome to participate, minors need to have an adult registered to attend the class with them.! (Click the link below to see available dates.)

$20 one person / $50 family discount (3+ people)

Registration for 2023 Coming Soon!

~ Meet the Bees & Pollination ~

Come out to meet our Honeybees and Beekeeper, Doug, owner of Emerald Valley Bees while he shows us the inside of the beehives! He will try to find us a queen bee to look at and will be available to answer all of your honeybee questions! Following that we will dive deeper into bees and the many types of Native Bees and why they are so important to pollination and our food sources. We will end the class making bee houses for Native Bees, out of recycled items and bamboo, for your to take home and promote Native Bee populations in your neighborhood!

Registration for 2023 Coming Soon!