In the News

The Terra Nova and the Beaverton School District have been recognized for the uniqueness of this program. That recognition has provided unparalleled opportunities to the students for both educational and personal growth.


Terra Nova Grows Vegetables and Young Minds
Portland Tribune - August 12, 2015
Describes benefits to students. (article)


Beaverton School District Closes Terra Nova High Schoo
The Oregonian - December 28, 2012
Article on closing the high school, but continuing the garden. (article)


Washington County Health and Human Services to Host Awards Ceremony

The Oregonian - March 28, 2012
Paul Hudak honored for his part in establishing TNCF. (article)

Growing School Lunch - Oregon School District Students are Running the Farm
Edible Portland - Fall 2012
Featuring TNCF's part in the growing Farm-to-School movement in Oregon. (article)

Terra Nova Community Farm Grows Fresh Produce for District Schools
Sustainability in the Beaverton School District - October 2012
TNCF completed its 4th growing season having provided fresh produce to 31 schools in the Beaverton School District, as well as hosting over 300 elementary school students on visits to the farm as the season ended. (newsletter)


Student Run Community Farm in Portland, Oregon

Jamie Oliver (online) - January 26, 2011
International celebrity chef Jamie Oliver included a description of the program in his online newsletter. (article)

Terra Nova School Farm

The Small Farmer's Journal - Winter 2011
Published in Sisters, Oregon and distributed in 74 countries; article features interviews with TNCF students. (article)

Bill Links Oregon Farms with School Lunches
Statesman Journal (online) - March 10, 2011
TNCF students were invited to speak to the State House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. They testified in support of House Bill 2800, the Farm-to-School program, which would support subsidizing schools to buy food and produce locally. HB2800 was passed August 2, 2011. (article) (video montage)

Annual Conference
The Small Farmer's Journal - April 2011
TNCF students presented the TNCF program to the conference in Sisters, Oregon. (powerpoint)

Bonny Slope Students Visit the Farm at Terra Nova High School
The Oregonian - October 19, 2011
TNCF students teach 560 visiting elementary school students about the farm. (article)


35 Innovators Under 35

1000 Friends of Oregon - March 2010
Paul Hudak honored by the environmental group 1000 Friends of Oregon for his part in establishing the TNCF program. (profile)

Food for Thought: Young People Eating Smart and Getting Fit
Big Picture Learning - Symposium, August 2010
A two-day national symposium focusing on childhood obesity and youth health. (symposium paper)

How the Avett Brothers Cam to Play Monday's Crystal Ballroom Benefit for the Terra Nova Community Farm
The Oregonian - September 3, 2010
Article highlights a benefit concert performed for the farm and focuses on students' involvement in the event. (article)


Students at Terra Nova Grow a Farm - and a Unique Produce Business
The Oregonian - November 7, 2009
Article highlights the accomplishments of the first season of the TNCF program. (article)