Sun Gold Farm

Sun Gold Farm
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Sun Gold Farm
Forest Grove, Oregon

"Naturally Grown For 5 Generations"

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Welcome to Sun Gold Farm! We are a small, sustainable family farm located in the beautiful, fertile Tualatin Valley near Forest Grove, Oregon, USA. We are actually located nearer to the small Dutch community of Verboort, where four generations before us have farmed and cared for the land.  Our farm lies along West Dairy Creek, probably named because of the many dairies that used to be in this part of the county. We have two natural wetlands on our farm, and plenty of wildlife. But mostly, we have vegetables, fruits, plants, and full days of work. We are very lucky to enjoy what we do for a living!

 

Sun Gold Farm is owned and operated by Charlie and Vicki Hertel, and their children Chris and Stephanie.  Commercial crops include timothy and alfalfa hay. Our primary source of income is through the production of fresh market crops that we sell directly to the consumer at various farmer's markets and through our "Harvest Box" program, also known as a CSA.  We are careful to grow our produce without pesticides. Crops are rotated for soil health and since our farm was historically a dairy, there is plenty of organic matter in the soil. Weeds are controlled by mulching, rototilling, hoeing, and going down on our knees and pulling!

     

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Spring Schedule of Events

PSU Farmer's Market
(8:30a.m.-2p.m.)
April 5, 12, 19, & 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
 
Beaverton Farmer's Market
(8:30a.m.-1:30p.m.)
April 5 & 19
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
 
Hollywood Farmer's Market
(8a.m.-1p.m.)
April 5 & 19
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
 
Hillsdale Farmer's Market
(10a.m.-2p.m.)
April 13 & 27
May 4, 11, 17, 24, & 27

King Farmer's Market
(10a.m.-2p.m.)
May 4, 11, 17, 24, & 27

World Trade Center (Downtown PDX)
*WTC Earth Day Fair
  April 16 (11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.)
*PGE (@WTC) CSA Informational Brown Bag
  April 23 (12-1p.m.)

NIKE World Campus
*NIKE Farmer's Market, April 8 
  (11a.m.-2p.m.) MH Patio
*Cafe LA (JBS) CSA Promotion
  April 22 & May 14 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
*Cafe 19 (MH) CSA Promotion
  April 23 & May 15 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
 
Intel-Bon Appetit Cafes
*RA3 Earth Day Event, April 9
*RA1 & RA3 CSA Promotion & Plant Sales
  April 29 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
*JF3 & JF5 CSA Promotion & Plant Sales
  April 30 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
*HF & Aloha CSA Promotion & Plant Sales
  May 1 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
*RS5 Plant Sale
  May 6 (11a.m.-1p.m.)
 
Columbia Sportwear-Trail's End Cafe
*CSA Promotion & Plant Sales
  April 17 & May 8 (11a.m.-1:30p.m.)
*Health Fair, April 23 (3:30-5p.m.)
*Farmer's Market, May 29 (11a.m.-2p.m.)
 
Genentech-Hillsboro
Earth Day Fair
April 23 (11a.m.-2p.m.)

 
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The Sun Gold Farm family

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questions!

Sun Gold Farm, LLC
6995 NW Evers Rd
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-357-3851
vicki@sungoldfarm.com