Hood River County Extension

Mid-Columbia Experiment Station orchards

Stephan Ward

2990 Experiment Station Drive
Hood River, OR 97031
United States

Office hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Currently closed

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Hood River County Extension

The Hood River County office of OSU Extension Service is located at MCAREC.  Extension programs have been serving the residents of Hood River County and the Mid-Columbia area for over 80 years. We provide a source of informal education in family and community development, agriculture and home horticulture. We also provide support for our local 4-H program.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday Plant Clinic-Farmers Market

Hood River County Extension Event

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 9:00 am - Sat, Oct 13, 2018 1:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday the Master Gardeners hold a plant clinic at the Hood River Saturday Farmer's Market located at 501 Columbia Street from 9am-1pm.

Plant Clinics-Hood River Extension Office

Hood River County Extension Event

Mon, Jun 25, 2018 1:00 pm - Mon, Oct 29, 2018 4:00 pm
Master Gardeners are available at the Extension Office for your plant questions on Monday's from 1-4pm and on Thursday's from 9am-Noon and again from 1-4pm.

Saturday Plant Clinics-Hood River Supply

Hood River County Extension Event

Sat, Jun 30, 2018 9:00 am - Sat, Oct 6, 2018 1:00 pm
Hood River Supply or Ace Hardware in Hood River hosts a Saturday Plant Clinic from 9am-1pm on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday each month from April to October.

2018 a la Carte Food Preservation Classes

Hood River County Extension Event

Tue, Aug 21, 2018 6:00 pm - Wed, Dec 12, 2018 6:00 pm
Food Preservation classes a la Carte held in Hood River and The Dalles! A selection of eight different food preservation classes covering various topics starting Wednesday, June 6th from 6:00-9:00 pm. Classes held on various Wednesday's until December 12 at the Hood River FISH Food Bank. These same classes will also be held in The Dalles on Tuesday's from 1-4pm at the Zion Lutheran Church.
man looking at glass of beer (photo by Lynn Ketchum)

Brassicas and Beer

Hood River County Extension Event

Wed, Sep 12, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free summer gardening seminar series with all seminars held at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe 1410 12th Ave, Hood River from 6-7pm.
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