Boxer Gardens

B Street Farm has moved to Boxer Gardens. Read more.

Boxer Gardens Location

2415 Main Street
Forest Grove, OR 97116

B Street Farm is an emerging grassroots organization and demonstration site whose mission is to provide inspiration and information about environmentally sensitive, sustainable living practices for Pacific University students, city residents, local schools and other Forest Grove community members. Site projects engage participants in community building, research, and demonstration for the purpose of providing the impetus for sustainable practices in the Forest Grove community in accordance with permaculture principles and ethics.

Read about B Street Farm in the Pacific magazine.

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Vision | We envision a vibrant, thriving, and just community that provides for its food, water, and energy needs through informed stewardship of the ecosystems within our bioregion.

Mission | To provide inspiration and information on resilient and sustainable systems through demonstration, exploration, and discovery for the learning communities of our bioregion.

Values | We are guided by a collective value system that includes respecting the earth’s geophysical processes and limitations, caring for the earth’s living communities, and distributing the abundance of renewable resources in a fair and equitable manner. 

Advisory Council

The purpose of the B Street Advisory Council is to provide guidance and feedback regarding programming and utilization of space at the B Street Farm for Applied Sustainability. The council roster represents various stakeholders for the B Street facility, including faculty, staff, and students of Pacific University, local organizations and community members, and other partners with an interest in sustainability education, permaculture, and/or food systems. The council is asked to listen to and honor student voice, in balance with other interests in the program.  

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Contact Us

Boxer Gardens
2415 Main Street | 503-430-7257 | bstreet@pacificu.edu

From now until August 28, open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rather than the normal 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Mailing Address

c/o The Center for a Sustainable Society 
UC Box A116
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Ron Calkins | Farm Manager
503-430-7257 | ronc@pacificu.edu

Headlines

B Street Farms to Become Boxer Gardens

Pacific University unveiled its new Boxer Gardens at an open house Aug. 29. The gardens sit on a compact .4-acre property on the Forest Grove Campus bordered on the west by Main Street, east by Hanson Stadium, north by the barber pole and south along the Stoller Center parking lot.

Ron Calkins at B Street farm

Mulberries, tomatoes, honey, rabbits and squash: Pacific University's B Street Farm is a food producer, a laboratory and a learning center.

Public health major Sara Davidson '16 seeks to make healthy foods more available, and more useful, to those in need.