We preserve Land for future generations of Oregonians

OSALT is a 501(c)3 conservation land trust dedicated to regenerative farming and urban gardening access, research and education


OSALT relies on a network of volunteers to support and maintain many of our properties. Join our community of farmers, gardeners, designers and neighbors for volunteer opportunities in 2023.

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OSALT receives property donations and assures that land will serve our charitable purpose into perpituity. If you are interested in discussing a possible land donation to leave a legacy for the future, we will help answer all your questions.

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OSALT is powered by the generosity of people like you who understand the value of preserving land. Support through financial contributions assures the ongoing stewardship and protection of our properties. Donations are tax deductible.

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OSALT partners with the PDX Permaculture Meetup to bring  seasonal workshops and trainings in sustainable agriculture skills to the Portland area. Get in the loop. Joining is free and easy!


Meet our Board of Directors

Each board member brings a vanuable skill set to the work of managing a charitable land trust, and most also serve as either stewards or community liaisons to one of our owned or leased garden and farm locartions.

Matt Bibeau

President & Board Chair,
Property Transfer & Mgmt. Team, Bose Property Liaison

Jeff Strang

Treasurer &  Asset Manager,
Property Transfer & Mgmt. Team,  Ariadne & NHF Property Liaison

Marty Lambers

 Grants & Community Partnerships, Greeley Food Forest Tender & Liaison

Kat Davisson

Urban Farm Collective Rep and Grasslands Garden Liaison

Dan Franek

Plant & Soil Specialist, Community Partnerships,  Albina Co-op Garden Liaison

Mehmet Balkan

Land Use Planning, Propigation & Crop Trial Consultant

We look forward to hearing from you

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