Getaways

This Mexican Paradise Is a Four-Hour Nonstop Flight from PDX

With farm dinners, chic rooftop bars, and an art-studded bike path, Los Cabos mellows out.

10/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Q&A

A Naturopath Talks Autoimmune Diseases and Hard-to-Pinpoint Food Allergies

Something called “electro-acupuncture testing” is involved.

06/24/2016 By Hannah Wallace

GOOD EATS

Is Oregon-Farmed Seaweed the Superfood of the Future?

Dig into some bacon of the sea.

06/24/2016 Photography by Hannah Wallace

LONG STORY SHORT

One Winemaker's Answer to the Drought: Stop Watering

Cameron Winery's John Paul, founder of the Deep Roots Coalition and longtime advocate of dry farming, isn't worried about this summer's heat waves.

09/21/2015 By Hannah Wallace

CHICKEN V. EGG

The Truth About ‘Sustainable’ Chicken Is that It Doesn’t Really Exist

Diners want it. Chefs want it. Farmers want it. So why is organic, pasture-raised chicken so hard to find?

08/24/2015 By Hannah Wallace

INTERVIEWS

Three Locals Transforming Medicine and Research in Portland

A designer, a food-as-medicine proponent, and an immunologist talk groundbreaking changes in their fields.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace, Jennifer Abbasi, and Zach Dundas

MEDICINE

A Portland-Led Approach to Transgender Health Care

Local doctors are reshaping how medicine approaches transgender kids and adults.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: May's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods for Mother's Day, from handmade GMO-free soy candles to moss and lichen-filled bangles.

04/27/2015 By Hannah Wallace, Marty Patail, and Cervante Pope

TOP SCHOOLS 2015

How Hood River Students Help Run Their Super-Green School

An architectural lesson in earth science, where kids "eat their conservation vegetables before their solar cookies.”

01/27/2015 By Hannah Wallace

HEALTH

Three Crucial Yoga Poses—and Why They Work

Michele Loew of Yoga Space deconstructs three familiar asana shapes, and what they can do for your whole body (and mind).

11/21/2014 By Hannah Wallace

DISPATCH

An International Ingredient from Oregon Farms Is Fostering Connection in Portland

How one convenience store teamed up with Willamette Valley growers for some teff love.

11/03/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Q&A

This Probiotic Crusader Wants You to Get Cultured

How OHSU's Dr. Robert Martindale initiated a “probiotic protocol” for every patient receiving antibiotics.

07/22/2014 By Hannah Wallace

HEALTH

4 Local Alt-Medicine Innovators

Meet a handful of locals blazing trails in complementary care.

07/16/2014 By Hannah Wallace Illustrations by Matty Newton

BUSINESS

Oregon's Olive Oil Barons

Portland expats send home southern Italy's liquid gold.

11/01/2013 By Hannah Wallace

FEATURE

Portland Alternative Medicine Guide

As the nation's hotbed for education in natural medicine, Portland is a great place to get treated.

12/20/2012 By Hannah Wallace

Features

Greener Pastures

After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving the family

10/14/2011 By Hannah Wallace

Long Story [Short]

The Wildcrafter

After getting his start scouring the Oregon woods for mushrooms in the 1980s, Lars Norgren now supplies some of Portland’s top restaurants and farmers markets with edible fungi and weeds.

04/22/2011 By Hannah Wallace

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Oregon's Pre-Existing Condition

Freelancers and the self-employed may gravitate to Portland's creative economy and affordability, but when it comes to getting insurance, only the healthy need apply.

12/21/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Wine Country Weekends

For the Value Hunter

The Eola-Amity Hills AVA offers affordable winetasting with a lot of bang for your buck.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace