Mudroom

PDX Index: Farmers Markets

Load up on these stats about Portland Farmers Markets.

04/22/2011 By Katherine Garvey

Review

It Takes a Village

St. Jack restaurant in the S.E. Clinton neighborhood is a sweet slice of Lyon in Portland, with boudin sausages, bulk local wine, and a boisterous mood.

04/22/2011 By Karen Brooks

Web Exclusive

Carole Smith Q & A

Portland Public Schools' District Superintendent Carole Smith talks to us about the upcoming $548 million dollar bond measure, and what its passage would mean for the future of our school system.

04/22/2011 By Zach Dundas

Shop Here Now

Old Town Gets Earthy

Celebrate Earth Week and forage for your favorite sustainable must-haves at this strictly green boutique.

04/20/2011 By Teri Gelber

Market Watch

An Easter Basket to Envy

Not your ordinary bunny delivery, this basket is filled with single origin chocolates and fancy caramels from one of Portland’s premier chocolate count...

04/19/2011 By Teri Gelber

Out & About

Portland AIGA Invites Local Designers to Talk Sustainable

Ten five-minute talks by local printers, packagers, and book designers who are all finding a better way to work and live, April 21 at the Ecotrust Building.

04/18/2011 By Teri Gelber

Covet

Eye-Popping Felted Cushions and Trivets from Nepal

Surround yourself in comfy colors this spring—hand-felted, rainbow-hued pillows and trivets make life more fun.

04/14/2011 By Teri Gelber

In the Kitchen

Sugar is Sweet, Rhubarb is Sour, and its Prime is the Springtime Hour

Sweeten up rhubarb with these easy spring recipes—either raw in a salad or baked in the oven.

04/13/2011 By Teri Gelber

Desireables

Powerhouse Pepper Mills

A guide to great grinders for high and low kitchen budgets and those who can never have too many pepper mills.

04/12/2011 By Teri Gelber

In the Kitchen

Springtime Nettles are Here and Soup's On

Stinging nettles are popping up everywhere, so get thee to the forest or farmers market to gather the goods and make this simple soup.

04/08/2011 By Teri Gelber

Made in PDX

Wash Away Springtime Blues With Maak Soap Lab Bars

They haven’t quit their day jobs yet, but these young soap crafters come clean with their forest-scented vegan suds.

04/07/2011 By Teri Gelber

Out & About

Bellwether Farms Cheesemakers At Cheese Bar April 7

Sample sheep’s milk cheese, yogurt, and fromage blanc from a premier American cheesemaker

04/06/2011 By Teri Gelber

Market Watch

Pack Up A Farmers' Market Picnic

Fill your basket with venison-cherry pâté, salad greens, prize-winning cheese, local cider and bread from the PSU Farmers Market.

04/05/2011 By Teri Gelber

DIY

Cover It All with Wallpaper!

Transform a garage sale find into your favorite new piece of furniture with Makelike’s wallpaper.

04/05/2011 By Teri Gelber

Market Watch

Sweet & Salty Make a Better Croissant

Find these prized Bavarian croissants from Fressen Artisan Bakery at Portland Farmers Markets. Go early or they'll be gone!

03/29/2011 By Teri Gelber

The Mudroom

PDX Index: Tax Season

As you get ready for the 15th, we give you some interesting facts and stats about tax season in Oregon.

03/16/2011 By Katherine Garvey

Real Estate 2011

Neighborhoods by the Numbers: 2011

We've rated Portland's best and worse neighborhoods in this year's real estate survey. See which areas of the city are up-and-coming and which ones are on a downfall.

03/15/2011 By Randy Gragg and Martin Patail

Culturephile

True West

Kelly Reichardt and Jon Raymond’s new film _Meek's Cutoff_ is loosely based on the true story of Stephen Meek, a guide who led a wagon train on an imagined shortcut through today’s Harney County. Unlike many Westerns or road movies before it, _Meek's Cuto

03/10/2011 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

Five Questions for Isabella Rossellini

Distractions are everywhere as we follow Isabella Rossellini. New to the Discovery Channel's Planet Green, Animals Distract Me airs April 22nd. Spend an evening with Philanthropist Isabella on April 6!

03/09/2011 By Zach Dundas

Savor

Test Your Nettle

Chef Ben Meyer at Grain & Gristle cooks simple, unassuming, and delicious dishes, including the adventurous creamed nettles on brioche.

03/09/2011 By Deena Prichep