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THE BIG CATCH

You Should Be Eating More Amazing Oregon Fish

Oregon’s coastal waters teem with unique seafood. So why isn’t it ending up in our restaurants?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/23/2016

TRAVEL

Slide Show: A Coastal Farmhouse B&B Goes Off-Grid

At North Fork 53, say hello to river views—and goodbye to cell reception and wifi.

  • Published 05/19/2016

TRAVEL

Why a Coastal Farmhouse B&B Is Going Off-Grid

At North Fork 53, say hello to river views—and goodbye to cell reception and wifi.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 05/19/2016

JUST BECAUSE

@SocalityBarbie Gets an Environmental Counterpart

Meet @Nature_Glenn, a little plastic fella on a mission to keep Oregon's natural beauty #flawless.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 12/07/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Caring for the Planet: Friends of Trees

Creating community and greener cities, one tree at a time.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 10/20/2015

THE MENU MAKERS

Camas Country Mill Brings the Wheat to Portland's Bakeries and Pizzerias

Meet the miller behind your favorite local slices, loaves, and bagels.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/19/2015

ESSAY

Can Portland Chefs Save the Northwest's At-Risk Seafood Stocks?

Modern fishing is wiping out the world's fish, but local restaurants could provide a solution.

  • By Lee Van Der Voo
  • Published 10/19/2015

BUSINESS

The B Corporation Movement Rallies in Portland, Determined to Change How Business Works

Sustainable. Fair. But can a different kind of corporation make bank?

  • By Rachel Grozanick
  • Published 10/14/2015

SUSTAINABILITY

5 Steps to Transform Your Home into an Eco-Friendly Abode

There's no place like a green home!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

How a Bunch of Retirees Created Portland's Greenest Communal Housing Outpost

With a communal patio and ultra-efficient passive house design, a group of former city planners and lawyers dreamed up their own perfect pocket neighborhood.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/05/2015

NATURAL PATH

Cozy Up with a New Book on Preserving and Natural Housekeeping

Erica Strauss’s 'The Hands on Home' takes a deep dive into simple seasonal cooking, DIY laundry detergent, and homemade preserves.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/25/2015

NATURAL PATH

This Oregon Company Was Growing and Selling Natural Medicine Before It Was Cool

Williams, Oregon’s Herb Pharm is a giant in the world of holistic tinctures and remedies—and it all got started at Powell's Books.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 09/21/2015

WEATHER

5 Ways El Niño Could Ruin Portland's Winter

The "Godzilla" of El Niños is underway. Here's how it could affect Oregon's coming seasons.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 08/25/2015

BEER

5 Beers We're Drinking at the North American Organic Brewers Festival

In case you hadn't noticed, beer festival season is still in full swing.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/14/2015

NEWS

How One Hatchery Moved 160,000 Baby Salmon

Faced with dangerously warm temperatures, Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery moved its entire salmon population to the Gorge.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/07/2015

ARCHITECTURE

This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

DISPATCH

How the Oregon Dunes Inspired Sci-Fi Classic 'Dune'

50 years ago, Frank Herbert's cult-classic novel got its start along the Oregon coast.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

SPRING CLEANING

Think Green Cleaning Supplies Cost More? Think Again.

Before you restock your cleaning supplies, consider the impact of those bottles on your health and the environment!

  • By Jen Coleman
  • Published 03/24/2015

FOOD FINDER

Inside Woodstock's Fishermen-Owned Portland Fish Market

This wild-only fish market offers house smoked sriracha tuna, fresh-from-the-water fish, and all the ingredients necessary for a surf-centered meal.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 02/25/2015

GET OUT

Eco-Friendly Road Trip Restaurants Around Oregon

The tank is full. Your bags are packed. The GPS is set. But where are you going to eat? These sustainable eateries around the state have you covered.

  • By Anna Snook
  • Published 02/16/2015
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