Depave is partnering with many excellent community organizations to develop these projects for 2014.
Stay tuned to our calendar as we move forward with finalizing depaving and planting days by mid May, or sign up for our newsletter for event alerts here.
Want to get involved with or have questions about these projects? Email us!
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Opal K-5 School – Nature Playground
Depaving June 14th, 2014 – See how the event went
Wild Lilac PreSchool – Community Garden
Depaving July 12th, 2014 – See how the event went
We’re getting wild with the awesome gang at Wild Lilac Child Development Community to create a great big community garden for the school and the surrounding neighborhood.
Pilgrim Lutheran Church – Parking Lot Stormwater Retrofit
Depaving July 19th, 2014 – See how the event went
Ain’t no parking lot big enough! We’re giving Pilgrim a much needed green make over with a massive rain garden to treat stormwater and provide neighborhood education opportunities.
Portland Mercado – Green Community Marketplace
Depaving July 26th, 2014 - See how the event went
This exciting project is part of a larger effort being lead by Hacienda Community Development Corporation and the Portland Development Commission to develop an indoor/outdoor neighborhood market place that will primarily promote Latino merchants. This project has the potential to make a big impact for its neighborhood and Portland as a whole. Check out El Mercado Latino de Portland.
Creston K-5 School – Reading Garden
Depaving September 13th, 2014 – view event
We’re ripping up the barren front courtyard at Creston School to make way for a rad new learning garden and a rain garden.
King K-8 School – Native Learning Gardens
Depaving September 27th, 2014 – view event
Faith Community Church – Rain Garden & Naturescaping
Depaving October 25th, 2014 – view event
We’ll be teaming up with the community at Faith Community Church and area youth in east Portland to create a rain garden to capture stormwater and native landscaping around the parking lot.
- Happy Weekend, FoPo! | Foster-Powell. A neighborhood blog.
- Sign Proclaims Portland Mercado’s Impending Arrival | Foster-Powell. A neighborhood blog.