Fruit and Flower will be closed Friday December 9th due to inclement weather. Please continue to check Facebook or our website to get the very latest closure information.
BIG NEWS! Fruit & Flower receives 5-Star rating from the Early Learning Division. Oregon’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) has ranked us among the top child care and early learning programs in the state! Our 5-Star program is a testament to the quality and commitment of our incredible staff and the values of our […]
Last year the Oregon State Legislature passed a law requiring that all schools, preschools, child care facilities, and Head Starts post the immunization and exemption rates for their facilities and their local community. Immunization rates are not as black and white as one would think. Not all children who are listed as ‘non-medical exemption’ have […]
In her opening remarks last week at the White House Summit on Early Education, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President, called the attendees of the Summit “the coalition of the willing.” In a panel later that morning, Ralph Smith of the the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, looked around the room at the […]
Since 1906, Fruit & Flower has remained faithful to the mission that ALL families should receive quality childcare. To that end, we remain committed to maintaining or increasing our support to scholarship families. Once a family joins Fruit & Flower, we guarantee scholarship support throughout the child’s time at the center. For some families this […]
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Fruit & Flower every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Fruit and Flower whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, […]
Check out the NEW ‘Community Resources’ page on the Fruit & Flower website: www.FruitandFlower.org/resources. It’s chock full of helpful local resources and fun things to do with kids in the neighborhood!!!! The links below include basic info on a variety of community resources in and around Portland that we hope will serve as useful tools for […]