Agriculture

These Groups Are Bringing Black-Led Farming and Food Justice to Portland

Black Futures Farm and Equitable Giving Circle have a clear goal: food sovereignty.

07/08/2020 By Tiara Darnell

Essay

Can White Portland's Fragility Handle a Megaquake?

Nope. But here we are anyway.

06/16/2020 By Tiara Darnell

Best Places to Work

Diversity in the Workplace: Who Is Doing It Right?

For Meyer Memorial Trust, diversity means more than just demographics.

12/31/2019 By Tiara Darnell

Best New Nonprofit 2019

How One New Portland Nonprofit Amplifies Immigrant Voices

The Immigrant Story shares the stories of some of the area’s new (or not so new) arrivals from afar.

10/23/2019 By Tiara Darnell

Extraordinary Executive Director

Shari Dunn Helps Empower Oregon Women for Professional Success

Since 2015, Dunn has steered Dress for Success Oregon, offering women career coaching, interview and résumé preparation, and access to a professional wardrobe.

10/23/2019 By Tiara Darnell

Festival

New St John's Festival Promises Hip-Hop and . . . Fishing

River cleanup, fishing lessons, a water ceremony, storytelling, and music: Welcome to the inaugural Illamette Festival.

08/21/2019 By Tiara Darnell

Music

8 Projects and People Giving Life to Portland Music

An old-school radio mainstay. A record label that gets DIY bands national buzz. An all-local streaming service. Get to know a few vital forces of our sonic scene.

08/14/2018 By Tiara Darnell, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Sam Pape

Podcasts

A New Portland Podcast Talks Motherhood vs. Music

On Midnight Lightning, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs interviews fellow musicians about juggling career and parenthood.

12/28/2017 By Tiara Darnell

Article

Brain Storm 2012

Eight innovative Oregonians who are changing our world for the better.

09/15/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas

Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

08/23/2012 By Aaron Scott