About

LOG HOUSE PLANTS

is a wholesale nursery specializing in edible and ornamental plants that thrive in the Pacific Northwest. Nestled on a sunny hillside at the southern tip of the Willamette Valley near Cottage Grove, Oregon, we work with growers all over the world to bring you an incredible, ever-evolving array of herbaceous plants. Our collections always include a full line of tasty and handsome herbs; vegetables galore, from treasured heirloom varieties to the newest All-America selections; tempting tropicals; and hundreds of varieties of uncommon annual and perennial flowers. We also create specialty collections, offered on a revolving basis – some of our favorites have been Butterfly Bed & Breakfast Host Plants, Shrubs for Cut Flowers, Grow to Know the World, and Confectionary Plants.

Please visit the Log House Plants website for more about the nursery!

The LAMBI FUND OF HAITI 

is a diverse group of individuals from many walks of life who work together toward economic justice, democracy and alternative sustainable development in Haiti.

The Lambi Fund of Haiti is a 501(c)(3), tax exempt not for profit organization.

Together

Image from the Lambi Fund of Haiti website.

 

The Lambi Fund’s mission is to assist the popular, democratic movement in Haiti. Its goal is to help strengthen civil society as a necessary foundation of democracy and development. The fund channels financial and other resources to community-based organizations that promote the social and economic empowerment of the Haitian people.

Organizational Principles
The Lambi Fund supports projects that embrace the following principles: non-violent, non-partisan, community-based, promoting the advancement of women, using education and training for empowerment, and promoting the overall democratic movement.

Please visit the LAMBI FUND of HAITI website to learn all about them!

Burgundy Okra in bloom, 2014

 

About Myrtle:
In June of 2010, when I still lived in New Orleans, I traveled to Haiti and met with artists there as part of another project. I wanted to find a way to further a connection in the move across the continent to my new home in Oregon. New Orleans and Haiti share a long history, and much of it can be viewed through the spectrum of food and plants- in Oregon, we relate very strongly to the same issues of land use, reforestation, self determination, and food rights. I hope the Grow Haiti! plant collection at Log House Plants will give Oregonians a connection to the struggles of the Haitian people for the same values and standards of living that we have fought for, and continue to champion, here in Oregon.

I also hope that this collection will serve as an exciting introduction to an incredible place, a wonderful cuisine to explore, and to some beautiful plants that gardeners and cooks in our regions might not have considered for their gardens before, that are as important as ever as we strive to adapt our own agricultural resources in uncertain times.

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