Clackamas County Fairgrounds

Location

694 NE 4th Ave
Canby
,
OR
97013
,
US

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Past Events

Sunday
Mar
19
2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Free with your admission are: • Hundreds of varieties of apple, pear, cherry, plum and persimmon scions! Arrive early for the best selection. • Cuttings of grapes, kiwis, and figs to root! • HOS experts to answer your fruit growing questions! • Door prizes! For sale are: • Rootstocks and plants • Mason bee supplies • Custom grafting by experienced grafters • Books and literature about growing fruit • Local honey from Raw Oregon Honey • Plants from One Green World Make-A-Tree orders will be ready for pick up at the Fruit Propagation Fair. Admission: – $5 for members (family $10) – $7 for non-members (family $12) – Free if you join HOS at this show! About Home Orchard Society: Home Orchard Society promotes the science, culture and pleasure of growing fruit at home via educational outreach and assistance. Home Orchard Society serves the Pacific NW community and beyond by providing accessible resources and hosting learning events for fruit growers of all skill levels. Home Orchard Society endeavors to preserve disappearing heirloom fruit varieties, perpetuating the history, culture and heritage of the Pacific NW’s 19th and 20th century pioneer orchards
Saturday
Oct
15
2016
Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10am through Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4pm
10am through Sunday, October 16 at 4pm
Join the Home Orchard Society for our 2016 All About Fruit Show! Saturday October 15th & Sunday October 16th, 10am – 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds – 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR This event will be held at the main pavilion at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. Home Orchard Society’s famous annual fall tasting event, "The All About Fruit Show", is for fruit enthusiasts of all ages! Attendees will have the opportunity to see and taste hundreds of varieties of heirloom fruit from the Pacific Northwest including apples, pears, plums, grapes, kiwis, quince, and more! Home Orchard Society aims to help lots of folks launch into the pleasure of growing good fruit at home! If you love fruit or want to grow your own fruit trees, this is the place to be! Free with entry – hundreds of varieties of fruit to see and taste! Largest fruit contest! Speakers presenting on a diversity of fruit-growing topics Cider pressing demos & tastings (fun for the whole family!) HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing questions! Plus … mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing publications, order custom-grafted fruit trees, door prizes, & more! www.homeorchardsociety.org/events Admission: – $5 for members (family $10) – $7 for non-members (family $12) – Free if you join HOS at this show! If you would like to volunteer for the show, please contact us at info@homeorchardsociety.org. If you volunteer, your admission fee will be waived. You can choose your shift or come for the day!
Sunday
Mar
20
2016
Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Join Home Orchard Society for the 41st Annual Fruit Propagation Fair! Sunday March 20th, 10am - 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds - 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR This event will be held at the main pavilion at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. In a few short hours, we’ll sell hundreds of rootstocks, give away thousands of scions, graft untold numbers of trees, complete our Make-A-Tree orders, and help lots of folks launch into the pleasure of growing good fruit at home! Free with entry – hundreds of varieties of scions! Arrive early for best selection of apple, pear, cherry, plum, persimmon, and peach scions! Free cuttings: grapes, kiwis, and several varieties of berry bushes! Rootstocks & plants for sale! HOS experts will answer your fruit growing questions! Mason bee supplies (we’ll have empty tubes and a limited number of clean cocoons – boxes of 20 for $25, we will not have tubes of dormant bees as in years past) Plus … custom grafting, fruit tree growing publications, door prizes, & more! Admission: – $5 for members (family $10) – $7 for non-members (family $12) – Free if you join HOS at this show! If you would like to volunteer for the show, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator for this event, Jacqueline Freeman, at friendlyhaven@gmail.com. If you volunteer, your admission fee will be waived.
Sunday
Oct
18
2015
Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
It’s that time of year again! Join us for Home Orchard Society’s annual All About Fruit Show! Saturday October 17th & Sunday October 18th 10am – 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Main Pavilion 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR 97013 Parking is free * See and taste over 500 varieties of heirloom fruit! * Large Fruit Contest! *Speakers will present on a variety of fruit-growing topics! (see schedule below) *Apple Pie Contest – get your pies in by 11am on Saturday, the contest will happen at 2pm *HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing questions! *Cider pressing! *Plus … One Green World, Lowell Tools, mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing publications, custom-grafted trees, door prizes, & more! Admission: – $4 for members (family $8) – $6 for non-members (family $10) – Free if you join HOS at this show! For more information about HOS, go to www.homeorchardsociety.org Speaker schedule: Saturday 11:00am – Nik Wiman, Entomologist, OSU. He is a specialist in fruit tree pests, particularly working on Brown Marmorated Sting Bug (BMSB) and Spotted-Wing Drosophila (SWD.) 12:30pm – Jim Gilbert of Northwoods Nursery “Growing Figs, Kiwis, Persimmons and other unique and delicious fruit.” Learn about choosing and growing the best varieties for our climate. Plus, Jim will talk about searching for new Fig varieties on his recent trip to Italy. 2:00pm – Jacqueline Freeman will talk about Pollinators (her recently published book on this subject “Spirit Bee” has just gone international!) http://spiritbee.com/ Sunday 11:00am – Marisha Auerbach, Local Permaculture teacher. Will discuss understory permaculture in the orchard. 12:30pm – Ann Ralph, author of “Grow a Little Fruit Tree”. Will discuss year-round pruning and cultural techniques to keep your backyard fruit trees a manageable size. 2:00pm – Todd Morrill & Shaun Shepherd will present a “how to” of making cider at home for beginners. Both of these gentlemen have many years of experience making cider and Shaun Shepherd is currently involved with a commercial operation, Bull Run Cider.
Saturday
Oct
17
2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
It’s that time of year again! Join us for Home Orchard Society’s annual All About Fruit Show! Saturday October 17th & Sunday October 18th 10am – 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Main Pavilion 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR 97013 Parking is free * See and taste over 500 varieties of heirloom fruit! * Large Fruit Contest! *Speakers will present on a variety of fruit-growing topics! (see schedule below) *Apple Pie Contest – get your pies in by 11am on Saturday, the contest will happen at 2pm *HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing questions! *Cider pressing! *Plus … One Green World, Lowell Tools, mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing publications, custom-grafted trees, door prizes, & more! Admission: – $4 for members (family $8) – $6 for non-members (family $10) – Free if you join HOS at this show! For more information about HOS, go to www.homeorchardsociety.org Speaker schedule: Saturday 11:00am – Nik Wiman, Entomologist, OSU. He is a specialist in fruit tree pests, particularly working on Brown Marmorated Sting Bug (BMSB) and Spotted-Wing Drosophila (SWD.) 12:30pm – Jim Gilbert of Northwoods Nursery “Growing Figs, Kiwis, Persimmons and other unique and delicious fruit.” Learn about choosing and growing the best varieties for our climate. Plus, Jim will talk about searching for new Fig varieties on his recent trip to Italy. 2:00pm – Jacqueline Freeman will talk about Pollinators (her recently published book on this subject “Spirit Bee” has just gone international!) http://spiritbee.com/ Sunday 11:00am – Marisha Auerbach, Local Permaculture teacher. Will discuss understory permaculture in the orchard. 12:30pm – Ann Ralph, author of “Grow a Little Fruit Tree”. Will discuss year-round pruning and cultural techniques to keep your backyard fruit trees a manageable size. 2:00pm – Todd Morrill & Shaun Shepherd will present a “how to” of making cider at home for beginners. Both of these gentlemen have many years of experience making cider and Shaun Shepherd is currently involved with a commercial operation, Bull Run Cider.
Sunday
Mar
22
2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Join us for the 40th Annual Fruit Propagation Fair! This event will be held at the main pavilion at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. In a few short hours, we’ll sell hundreds of rootstocks, give away thousands of scions, graft untold numbers of trees, complete our Make-A-Tree orders, and help lots of folks launch into the pleasure of growing good fruit at home! Free with entry – hundreds of varieties of apple & pear scions! Arrive early for the limited selection of cherry, plum, persimmon, and peach scions! Free cuttings: grapes, kiwis, and several varieties of berry bushes! Rootstocks & plants for sale! HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing questions! Plus … custom grafting, mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing publications, door prizes, & more! Admission: – $4 for members (family $8) – $6 for non-members (family $10) – Free if you join HOS at this show! If you would like to volunteer for the show, please contact the HOS Volunteer Coordinator Jacqueline Freeman at friendlyhaven@gmail.com. If you volunteer, your admission fee will be waived. You can choose your shift or come for the day!