Food. Farm. Families. Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Who We Are. What We Do.

We offer objective, research-based information to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely. As part of OSU and other research-based institutions, our faculty, staff and volunteers provide the following services:

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Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

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Marion County

1320 Capitol St NE, Suite 110
Salem, OR 97301
United States

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Upcoming Events

Aug 27

Jams, Jellies, Pie Fillings ... Oh My!

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Salem, OR
Aug 29

Preserving Tomatoes and Salsa

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Stayton, OR

What We Do

Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.

Agritourism and Tourism in Marion County

Agritourism and Tourism Research, Education and Community Engagement.

Marion County

Home Garden and Landscape

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

Marion County

Mid-Willamette Valley Small Farms Program

The Mid-Valley Small Farms Program serves commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces both organic/biological and conventional farming systems.

Marion County

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