Molly Woodstock wrangles content for Sagacity’s many custom clients, most notably Travel Portland, for whom she crafts local guides on topics from haunted hotels to pup-friendly breweries. In her spare time, she edits Portland Monthly’s health blog, The Balance, where she writes about body positivity, probiotics, mental health, and macro bowls, among other nice things. Since August 2013, she’s doggedly ramped up PoMo’s vegan coverage, mostly as an excuse to eat endless vegan pizza.

A native Oregonian, Molly spent three years at Chapman University in Orange County, earning a degree in documentary film production and vowing to never leave the Pacific Northwest again. She’d really like to meet your dog.

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy December with These Local Wellness Events

Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.

11/29/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Pixie Retreat Raw’r Announces New Pearl District Lunch Space

Chow down on decadent vegan puddin’ and plant-based BLTs in the former Supa space on NW Glisan, starting November 30.

11/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Om Base

Kiva Celebrates 4th Anniversary with Free Massages and Snacks

Visit the Northwest Portland spa and café on Saturday, Nov 19, for an “international bazaar” featuring belly dancing, henna, live music, and more.

11/16/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Should Portlanders Rush to Get IUDs?

Here’s how Trump’s presidency might affect your uterus.

11/16/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Self-Care

25+ Ways to Take Care of Yourself When Everything Isn’t OK

Here's how to feel a little bit better when your world is falling apart.

11/10/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy November with These Local Wellness Events

Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.

10/26/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Health News

Oregon Women Face Higher Rates of Rape, Violence, Depression, and Wealth Disparity

A new report by the Women’s Foundation of Oregon spotlights the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of being female in our state.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy October with These Local Wellness Events

Taste 60 varieties of apples, dozens of fermented foods, and hundreds of vegan treats this month—or ride handmade bikes and run across town in full Halloween garb.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Good Eats

Three New Gluten-Free, Vegan, Women-Owned Businesses We Love

These divine local treats will satisfy your sweet tooth and your healthy side.

09/30/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Claybia Workshops Offer Healing, Self-Acceptance, and a Heck of a Conversation Piece

Come for the amazing pun, stay for the body positivity and arts & crafts time. (NSFW?)

09/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

New AAP Guidelines Encourage Parents to Skip the Weight Talk

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers advice to help families avoid eating disorders, obesity, and body shame.

09/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Getaways

10 Perfect Northwest Fall Day Trips

Apple picking to wine tasting to river rafting, here’s how to make hay while the sun still shines.

09/13/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Margaret Seiler, Marty Patail, Molly Woodstock, and Julie Whipple

Fall Day Trips: Hut, Hut, Hike!

Eugene? Psh. Go Tailgating in Corvallis Instead.

Tag along with fans of that other Oregon football team—you might just catch Beaver fever.

09/13/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Six Reasons to Eat All the Things at the Oregon Fermentation Festival

Head to Sauvie Island this Saturday for healthy snacks packed with probiotics.

09/06/2016 Photography by Molly Woodstock

Food News

Departure’s Summer’s End Vegan Dinner Is Back—and Already Selling Out

Celebrity chef Gregory Gourdet's annual plant-based celebration will take place September 26 in collaboration with Wicked Healthy Food's Derek Sarno.

09/01/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: August 24-31

From sashimi at Taylor Railworks to carnitas pizza at Dove Vivi, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

08/24/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Fit City

Gym Spotlight: POINT Gym and Kitchen

This Central Eastside warehouse encourages Portlanders to train indoors and play outdoors.

08/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Good Eats

Our Favorite Raw Meals for the Hottest Days of the Year

An entirely raw diet may sound awful most of the time. But when the temperatures hit triple digits, it's the only way to eat.

08/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Treat Yo’self to Cruelty-Free Body Care with The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty

A four-ingredient, gluten-free, vegan black forest chocolate cake face mask? Yeah, we’ve got the recipe.

08/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock