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Caring for the Planet: Friends of Trees

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

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 10/20/2015


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


How Urban Timberworks Turns Fallen Trees into Legacy Furniture

Homeowners with damaged or diseased trees can call the experts to let their beloved limbs live a second life.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/01/2014


Slide Show: Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sustainably farmed meats to a family farm of their own, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

  • Published 08/22/2014


Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sourcing sustainably raised meats to building a farm from the ground up, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 08/22/2014


Chic Tiny-House Farm Stays from Plate & Pitchfork

Spend a day (and night!) in the life of a farmer through Plate & Pitchfork’s new sustainably focused farm stay experience.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 08/07/2014
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