Article

Well Hello, Sweet Pea!

it’s pea-planting time in Western Oregon

02/20/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant files

Air Plants

wierd and wonderful pineapple relatives

02/17/2010

Eat Up

Market Madness

From SW to NE, a helpful guide of where Portland farmers markets are sprouting.

02/15/2010 By Eva Hagberg

upcoming events

Yard, Garden & Patio Show

this could be the best yet

02/09/2010 By Kate Bryant

Article

The Chicks Are Coming!

local resources for urban chicken farmers

02/03/2010 By Kate Bryant

Article

…and Heeearrr They Come!

- the first flowering bulbs of the season

01/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

EXTRA CREDIT

Class Notes

With special features such as music program makeovers to the tune of $40,000 and tech-savvy schools' Facebook pages, Portland-area schools go for the extra credit.

01/25/2010 Edited by Martha Calhoon

Wordplay

Definitions for School Statistics

Pop quiz time: What's the difference between a Magnet School and a Charter School? Learn more about how we graded Portland-area schools with this cheat sheet of definitions.

01/25/2010 Edited by Martha Calhoon

gardening business

Lighten the Load

container gardeners rejoice!

01/19/2010

Backpage

Hybrid High

Out of Portland’s nine comprehensive high schools, only eight are likely to survive Portland Public Schools’ proposed redesign. Here, we’ve married a few of our favorite hoary mascots with a dose of modern-day swagger to create our own Dr. Moreau–style ch

01/19/2010

Learning Curve

Retro Grades

Portland Public Schools has a simple solution to their rich school/poor school dilemma: having kids go to their neighborhood high school. Maybe it's not as simple as it sounds.

01/19/2010 By Zach Dundas

volunteer opps

Dr. King Day of Service

01/15/2010

upcoming events

Valerie Easton Speaking in Portland

01/14/2010