Earth Day

April 22, 2017


Thank you for joing us for the 17th annual Earth Day, presented by Marion County – Clean Water, Clear Skies

at The Oregon Garden, April 23, 2016 from 10am to 4pm


Admission is free to the Garden on April 23, 2016. We encourage you to make a $5 donation when you bring your family to enjoy this day of free education and entertainment.




Parking on site is $5. Free shuttles will be available from:


Presentations & Activities

  • The Mushroomery: Growing Gourmet Mushrooms In The Home Garden
  • Oregon Department of Energy: Are Vampires sucking your home dry? Dr. Energy has tips on lights, loads, leaks, and freaks.
  • How to do backyard composting
  • Face Painting by Mary Ferguson



  • Bush Elementary School’s Marimba Band
  • Early College High School’s  Emaa Da 
  • Woodburn High School’s Mariachi Band


Are you a musician interested in playing? Please fill out our Musician Inquiry Form.



  • AP Environmental Science Class McNary High School
  • Camelia Moss Recycled Candles
  • Cherriots Rideshare
  • City of Woodburn Public Works
  • Clean Water Institute
  • Compex, Inc.
  • Energy Trust of Oregon
  • Factory Farming Awareness Coalition
  • Forge X Northwest
  • Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex
  • Friends of Trees
  • Garten Services, Inc.
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • Honoring Our Rivers/Willamette Partnership
  • Izaak Walton League of America – Silverton Chapter
  • LifeSource Natural Foods
  • Lots of Lavender
  • Marion County Environmental Services
  • Marion Soil and Water Conservation District
  • North Santiam Watershed Council
  • NW Permaculture Institute
  • Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative
  • Oregon Department of Energy
  • Oregon learning group
  • Oregon Virtual Academy
  • Prestige Power Systems LLC
  • Recology Organics
  • Save Endangered Animals Oregon
  • SDA Community Center
  • SmartKlean Northwest
  • The Mushroomery
  • U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • Young Living Essential Oils


We are currently full for all exhibitors for the 2016 Earth Day Celebration.





  • New York Style Hot Pastrami Sandwich- thin sliced lean pastrami grilled, sauteed onions and peppers, and Swiss cheese on a Hoagie bun
  • New York Style Beef Cheese Steak Sandwich- thin sliced sirloin steak grilled, sauteed onions and peppers, and Swiss cheese on a Hoagie bun
  • New York Style Chicken Cheese Steak Sandwich- sliced grilled chicken breast, sauteed onions and peppers, and Swiss cheese on a Hoagie bun

The Laughing Lunchbox

  • Oktoberfest Sausage- Mt Angel Meat Co. grilled Oktoberfest sausage on a toasted hoagie with your choice of one gourmet topping, additional toppings $1 *vegan option available
  • Oregon Garden Salad- Chilled chicken or vegan option, organic mixed greens, dried cranberries, walnuts, Gorgonzola and balsamic dressing
  • Kids Hot Dog
  • 20 oz Rootbeer Float- vanilla bean ice cream drown in mug root beer 
  • Fresh, local Blackberry Muffins and Organic Chocolate Cake

Pandan Leaf

  • Pandan Plate
  • Halo Hawaiian Plate
  • Kalua Pig Plate
  • Wonton Tacos
  • Bomb Poppers
  • Adoboritto
  • Cup of Lumpia

*food options subject to change


Are you a vendor interested in vending at this event? Please fill out our Vendor Inquiry Form.


2016 Earth Day Poster Contest

The grand prize winner of the 17th Annual Oregon Garden Earth Day Fair poster contest has been selected by a panel of local judges. Allium Letey-Moore, a 10th grade student at Sprague High School, was the winner for both her age category and for the grand prize.

Other winners include: Olivia Carr, a 3rd grade student who also attends Abiqua Academy, and Alexis Reeves, a 5th grade student at Hammond Elementary. Both of these students will receive a certificate and a $50 gift card from Fred Meyer.


The winning art work and honorable mention entries will be on display at the Oregon Garden in the Grand Hall during the Earth Day Fair.  The honorable mention posters were:


  • Ava Wolf from Wright Elementary
  • Olivia Bellin from Englewood Elementary
  • Krystian Davis from Community Roots School
  • Savannah Pfeiff from Saint Mary Catholic School
  • Enoch Mendoza from Livingstone Adventist Academy
  • Oliver Samiee from Abiqua Academy
  • Kylee Baughman from Saint Mary Catholic School
  • Allyssa Beermann from Stayton Middle School
  • Kyra Gilbert from Sprague High School


Marion County


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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Brittney at


May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Adults $8
Seniors (60+) $6
Students (12-17) $5
Children (5-11) $2
Children (4 & under) Free
Garden Members Free
Military w/ ID $5

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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