Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center

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Education

Oxbow’s environmental education programs connect kids with their food through hands-on, experiential learning. We welcome thousands of children onto the farm each season through our school field trip and summer camp programs and our farmers visit local classrooms during the winter months.

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Conservation

Oxbow is committed to improving the health of our fish and wildlife habitat. In 2013 we expanded our conservation efforts with a native plant program. The Oxbow Native Plant Nursery, in partnership with the University of Idaho Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, is a native plant production, research, and education facility.

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Food that makes an impact

The 230 acres of forest and valley land that make up the Oxbow property are used for much more than growing food; 30 acres are actively used for farming, and the rest is used to facilitate conservation research, grow native plants, restore natural habitats, and teach future generations about the connection between the food they eat and the land where it’s grown. There’s no place quite like Oxbow, and we’re proud to offer our supporters a share of nutritious food … read more…

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What’s in a box?

This year, we’re offering members a 20-Week Share that will be delivered from mid-June through early November. Each week you’ll receive enough produce, on average, to feed 2-3 people; as the season progresses, you’ll notice an increase in quantity and variety. We carefully plan our crops for the year with the intent to give you the building blocks for a whole season of healthy eating, striving for diversity without being overwhelming. Anticipated veggies Sugar snap peas, radishes, turnips, carrots, lettuce, beets, broccoli, … read more…

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