Evening Harvest Walk Series- back by popular demand!!!

This was such a popular and super fun event last year, we decided to do it again!  Here is what one of last years attendants had to say about the series: This past summer, I had the wonderful opportunity to join Tonia, the arboretum manager, as she provided an guided tour of the orchard.   The three Harvest Walks were scheduled one Saturday evening in…

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Spring Plant Sale May 12th

The Home Orchard Society has been sharing our love of backyard fruit growing for the last 40 + years.  We invite you to join in the fun and grow some fruit!  This is the first of we hope to be an Annual Spring Plant Sale.  Come out and show your support for the HOS! What’s available? … -dwarf and semi…

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ROOTSTOCK SURPLUS SALE!!!

We had a great time at the 2018 Fruit Propagation Fair!  Thanks to all of you who came out and supported the Home Orchard Society. Of course none of our events happen without the support of our dedicated volunteers, our committed board members and the vision and leadership of our wonderful board President, Joanie Cooper who works tirelessly to help…

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2018 All About Fruit Show

On Saturday and Sunday, October 20th and 21st, the All About Fruit Show takes place at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby, Oregon. We are in the main pavilion, with parking right across the street. Hours are 10am to 4pm. Admission for HOS members is $5 per person, $10 per family. For non-members, the admission is $7 per person and…

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Fall Events

Lots of stuff happening around the Home Orchard Society community these days. Fall is that time of year when we invite the community out to the arboretum to help pick up wind fall and press cider. This year we are hosting a Fall Plant sale, which is a new fundraiser for us…we’ll have a few choice apples trees for sale…

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Annual Potluck Luncheon

This Saturday, August 5th, we have a free event at the HOS Arboretum in Oregon City. From 9:00 am until 11:00, join HOS members for a free bud grafting class that will teach you the basics of summer fruit tree grafting. Bring your hand pruners and a sharp knife if you have one. At 11:00 am HOS members will demonstrate…

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Metro Community Enhancement Grant 2016/17

A lot of work has been accomplished around the HOS arboretum this past year, thanks to Oregon City and Metro and their Community Enhancement Grant program. We would not have been able to get all of the work done if it hadn’t been for all of our wonderful volunteers!!! Thank you all so much! Metro Grant 2017

Show your support for the Home Orchard Society

Over the past 40 some years the Home Orchard Society has touched the lives of thousands of fruit growing enthusiasts. We have shared scions, stories, experience and advice with hobbiest from across the globe. We love what we do and want to continue fulfilling our mission of promoting the science, culture and pleasure of growing fruit at home via educational…

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