Mainspring offers emergency food, clothing, and hygiene products for any and everyone.
Our open-air farmers market style mobile pop-up food pantries provide food for 6,000 + individuals per month.
We appreciate donations of fresh healthy foods, gently used clothing of all sizes, hygiene products, and small household items
We accept drop-off donations Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays fro 9:00 am-1:00pm. Just press doorbell and someone will be right with you.
If need be we can arrange a pick-up. Call 503-233-5533
ProducePedia is a free resource that covers the types of fresh produce that can be delivered to food pantries. Each entry includes information on color, taste, and possible uses. People unfamiliar with the vegetable or fruit will learn how to use it, and those who are familiar with it still might learn a fun fact or two!
The Cooperative Extension sites have a wealth of information for any backyard gardener. Once you go to the site (each one if very different from the others) look for a link for “homes and gardens”, “landscape”, “consumer horticulture”, etc. to find information on improving your backyard garden. Neighboring state sites may offer information your own state’s site lacks.