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This Start-Up Sells Wool Blankets Inspired by Oregon's State Flag

The Kickstarter–funded blanket has already raised $64,000. Pendleton Woolen Mills will produce it.

02/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Cards for Humanity

A Portland-Made Card Game Reveals Just How Well You Know Your Friends

Ami Baio's new game is basically cards for humanity.

05/22/2018 By Emma Mannheimer


This Adult Coloring Book Celebrates Modern Cannabis in All Its Diversity

The Stoner Babes Coloring Book may be the intersectional weed-related crafts opportunity you've been waiting for.

03/22/2018 By Jagger Blaec


This Portland Start-Up Wants You to Lick Your Cat

The Kickstarter-funded Licki Brush lets you groom your pet.

06/21/2016 By Michelle Porter


A Portland Artist's Mindboggling Buckminster Fuller Book

Cole Gerst's Kickstarter-funded tome celebrates the inventor's radical vision of home, design, and society.

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas


Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book

The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.



Backyard Agriculture Meets Legos? Yes!

Portland start-up Together Farm turns recycled plastic into snap-together raised garden beds.

12/03/2013 By Zach Dundas


Help Kickstart Reverend Nat's Cidery

Local cidermaker Nat West is hoping to get a little help from his friends (and friends of friends of friends) to open a new cidery and tap room.

03/28/2013 By Allison Jones


Reading Frenzy Kickstarts Its Relaunch

Proprietor Chloe Eudaly rolls out a plan to relocate and expand her beloved bookstore, art gallery, and zine emporium.

03/19/2013 By John Chandler

Slide Show

Burn, Baby, Burn

Cooking with wood, keeping it clean and green – behind the scenes stove-making at ADX.

09/09/2012 By Kristin Belz

Design School

Kenya Cookstoves Kickstart in Portland

Kickstarting the wood stove, but keeping down the carbon emissions, and the price.

09/02/2012 By Kristin Belz


Support Local Salt

Ben Jacobsen of Jacobsen Salt Co. is setting out to open the first salt harvesting facility on the Oregon coast since Lewis & Clark, and he needs your help.

06/18/2012 By Allison Jones


Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

04/27/2012 By Martin Patail