Marion County Extension

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

Office hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Currently closed


Marion County Extension

News & Announcements

Mid-Willamette Valley Small Farms Newsletter

Mid-Willamette Valley Small Farms Newsletter

2019 Summer 4-H Wildlife Stewards Camp Registration Open

We are now taking applications for our 2019 4-H Summer Wildlife Stewards Camp. This popular camp fills fast so sign up early! Our camp dates for 2019 are July 30-August 3, 2019. Read more...

2019 Master Food Preserver program -- now accepting applications

The Master Food Preserver program is an in-depth volunteer training program that teaches safe food preservation techniques. In return, certified Master Food Preservers volunteer at least 40 hours sharing up-to-date information with the community. Space is limited! Apply now. Read more...

Sign-up Now for Preserve @ Home, Online Hybrid Course

Oregon State University Extension Service invites you to enroll in Preserve @ Home, a national award winning, food preservation course. Registration deadline January 14, 2019. Read more...

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:

  • Answer questions and give advice by telephone, in person, and by email
  • Coordinate informational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations
  • Provide publications with specific research-based information on a variety of subjects
  • Provide information of local interest and link to hundreds of research based publications on our website

Upcoming Events

December 2018

Dec 28

Farm Image and Public Relations Workshop

8:30 am - 12:30 pm Salem, OR

January 2019

Jan 12
Jan 17
Feb 28

Preserve @ Home - An Online Hybrid Course

12:00 am - 12:00 am Online, OR
Jan 19

Critter Campus

8:30 am - 3:00 pm Rickreall, OR
Jan 22
Mar 5
Jan 28

Magic of French Macarons

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Salem, OR

February 2019

Feb 9

Rickreall Round-Up

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Rickreall, OR

March 2019

Mar 3
Mar 8

July 2019

Jul 30
Aug 3

4-H Wildlife Stewards Summer Camp

9:30 am - 12:00 pm Salem, OR
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