Fall Harvest Festival
12:00 PM12:00

Fall Harvest Festival

Mark your calendars for a day of all-you-can-eat food, crafts, cider pressing, music & more.

Adults $20
Ages 15-7 $10
Ages 6 & under FREE

In Kind Donation Option
In exchange for all or part of your fee for the Harvest Festival, you have the option to donate something from the below list for face value credit of the items (it is your responsibility to note the value). 

clear, plastic shower curtains
fabric shower curtains
large bath mat
ORGANIC grains (millet, rice, quinoa, beans)
ORGANIC coffee beans
ORGANIC olive oil
ORGANIC coconut oil
ORGANIC peanut butter
fleece carding brushes
Gift Certificates to Ace Hardware or Lowes
canning jars, lids & collars
electric blankets
twin mattress covers
full/queen mattress covers
twin quilts
full/queen quilts

If you have something you think we could use, but it is not on the above list, PLEASE CALL TO CONFIRM this is something we need. If you choose this option, please contact us with your gift & their approximate value. You will be send an individual invoice for the balance, so that you may reserve your spot.

Silent Auction/fundraiser, as well. Some great stuff is being donated to the farm for this event. Please have cash or checks & be ready to bid! 

Volunteers needed for this event!!

Parking * Cook Assistants * Clean Up * Craft Assistants


Thank you to

~Soter Vineyards~

for donating Planet Oregon wine for this event!


Please Click onto the above title, "Fall Harvest Festival", to prepay for your tickets. See you soon!


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Introduction to Permaculture Weekend
to Oct 15

Introduction to Permaculture Weekend

An introduction to Permaculture with Patty Parks-Wasserman from Institute of Permaculture Education for ChildrenAdam McKinley from GeerCrest Farm & Historical Society, Julian Dominic from Witch Hazel Designs and Education and Ridhi D'Cruz from The City Repair Project.

GeerCrest Farm, 12390 Sunnyview Rd NE, Salem, OR 97317-9063, United States

$150 for residential. Work-trade opportunities available.

A 2-day residential Introduction to Permaculture course designed to give participants a solid understanding of how to apply permaculture ethics, principles, strategies and techniques in their lives and communities.

If you are looking for tools for these challenging times, then this is for you! 

Explore ecological patterns, design literacy, systems thinking, regenerative living, & more in a collaborative and hands-on learning environment.


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Farm Fresh Dinner
5:00 PM17:00

Farm Fresh Dinner

Enjoy a farm fresh seasonal meal at one of the oldest Farmhouses in Oregon -- built in 1851. This is a benefit event where History, all-you can-eat Food, Music and Community come together to support farm life education programs at GeerCrest Farm & Historical Society. Meals for ages 21+ will include 1 glass of wine. Additional glasses will be available for purchase @ $5 each. 

(ages 21+) $40
(ages 16-20) $35
(ages 7-15) $12
Ages 6 & under eat FREE

To prepay for this event & secure your spot, Please click onto the above title, "Farm Fresh Dinner ". Payment buttons will appear. Vegetarian options available. If you have other dietary restrictions (such as vegan, gluten free, etc), please notify us upon your registration.

Questions? Call us (503)873-3406

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to Aug 19

Silverton Fine Arts Festival Lodging

Staying at GeerCrest Farm

Are you participating in the Silverton Fine Arts Festival & need a place to stay? We can help! Accommodations are available Friday, August 18th @ 4 PM - Saturday, August 19th, until 5 PM. 

We are a historic homestead and lodging is rustic. We have a few rooms available in our farmhouse. You may also camp in a tent, an RV or even our tree house! There is a composting toilet nearby. We also have fresh drinking water, as well as an outdoor kitchen available for use.

Click here for photos, descriptions, and prices of overnight accommodations 

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to Jun 25

Petal Pedal Camping

Camp at GeerCrest Farm

Registered for the Petal Pedal Bike Ride? Camp out at GeerCrest before or after the ride! Camping is available Friday June 23rd - Sunday June 25th. 

We are a historic homestead and camping is rustic.  There are 2 indoor bathrooms, 1 shower, and an outdoor composting toilet.  

Click here for photos, descriptions, and prices of overnight accommodations 

Join us for Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be available Friday-Sunday and you are welcome to join the Farm Family for meals.  Please RSVP to Adam at geercrest@gmail.com if you would like to join us for farm fresh meals.  Most dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice.  Meals can be paid for at the end of your stay. 

Meal Pricing:

$15 Adults (17+) | $8 Child (7-16) | Children 0-6 Free

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10:00 AM10:00

May Mothers Day Brunch

Thank you to all the moms, children, grandmothers, and fathers who attended! 

A time to Celebrate the mother in us all! What better way to treat Mom than a Farm Fresh Brunch at GeerCrest?  At 11:15 (in between seatings) we will have a special activity for children and fathers while moms have a moment to relax on the west porch sipping a mimosa.





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5:00 PM17:00

February Farm to Table Dinner

Enjoy a farm fresh seasonal meal in one of the oldest Farmhouses in Oregon -- built in 1851. This is a benefit event where History, Food, and Community come together to support farm life education programs at GeerCrest Farm & Historical Society.


February Menu:

Pork Pozole  | Vegetarian Pozole (portabella) | Tostadas con frijoles


Arroz con Leche

Non alcoholic beverages included | BYOB



Please RSVP Below for the February Farm Dinner

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12:00 PM12:00

Fall Harvest Festival

Thank you to everyone who came out.  We had so much fun eating, dancing, and crafting with y'all.  

See you at the Hoedown next summer!

Advance: $10 Adult | Day of  $15 Adult

Children 0-17: FREE



Eugene City Barnstormers


The Rusty Hinges


(For additional purchase- $10-$20 sliding scale suggested donation)

Fresh Smoked Goat

Seasonal Veggie Soup

Warm Bread

Farm Fresh Sides

Craft Beer

Crafts & Games

Cider Pressing

Wool blanket making

Cake Walk

Tortilla Making


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5:00 PM17:00

Fresh Hop Harvest Dinner at Base Camp Brewing Company

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first Harvest Dinner Partnership with Base Camp Brewing Company.  BCBC gathered a group to bike down to the Waldo Hills to collect fresh hops for their beer and stayed overnight at the farm.  We hosted them for dinner and breakfast and sent them on their way back to the Portland replenished and nourished.  

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3:00 PM15:00

Hoedown & Silent Auction

Thank you to the 45 adults, 25 children, 20 volunteers  who came out to the Hoedown & Silent Auction and helped us raise over $2,000It was a fun and successful day for the farm. 

Thank you awesome musicians and artists: Kazum, Trent Price, Kaeley, The Bridgetown Morris Dancers, Truman Price, Jim Toler

A huge shout out to all of our day of event volunteers: Luke Newby, Stephanie Tarntino, Rebecca Zimbel, Silvia Settle, Lela Brown, Joel Shupack, Addison, Michael Margadonna

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