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East Portland getting new Urban Grange

by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT  - Sara Cogan harvest winter vegetables at Zenger Farms. The urban farm is adding a new grange hall. Zenger Farm breaks ground Monday on a new Urban Grange hall in East Portland.

The $2.3 million project will add a 6,660-square foot multipurpose classroom, work space and commercial kitchen to the nonprofit’s complex, which provides youth education and other programs at 11741 S.E. Foster Road.

Zenger will host an open house following a groundbreaking ceremony at 3 p.m. Monday, July 21. The open house will feature farm tours, discussions with bee and chicken experts, tortilla-making demonstrations, other kids’ activities, and appetizers and beverages.

For more information: zengerfarm.com.

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