Food & the Garden

This FIG will explore the tradition of garden making and hands-on growing as part of a healthy local food system.

College Connections Faculty: Harper Keeler

Photo of College Connections faculty for Urban Garden, Harper Keeler.

Harper received his degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1995, and has been involved with the Urban Farm since 1992.  He has taught as an adjunct instructor beginning in 2001 and has been directing the Urban Farm since 2008.  He earned an M.L.A. in 2011 centering on experimental, place-based education within the pedagogy of Landscape Architecture. He was central to the creation of the Food for Lane County Grass Roots Garden Project, and with the expansion of Urban Farm-related programs into the Eugene-Springfield area.


FIG Assistant: Savanna Puccinelli


Summer Assignment

For your summer assignment, please enjoy the UO common reading The Round House by Louise Erdrich.

Week of Welcome FIG Meeting

The first meeting for the FIG is Friday, September 22nd at 10:00 am in Columbia 150. Please arrive on time as we will be relocating shortly after.