Wandering a tropical bazaar? Put down those beach-perfect sunglasses: the frames could be made from a critically endangered species.
Discover DIY opportunities for apartment-bound city dwellers and novices with bountiful backyards.
Ecuador. Italy. The Dominican Republic. Sure, this female tour group can arrange some exotic R&R. But you'll also learn how to pick cacao and shear an alpaca.
Is it time to say goodbye to Whole Foods Market and hello to New Foods Market?
A wide range of Oregonians reflect on what Donald Trump’s victory means for their lives, their work, and their communities.
Portland Monthly Staff
From public lands to parks funding to climate policy, it’s going to be a rocky ride.
The Long Play
Who owns our coastal riches? What does "sustainable seafood" really mean? And how can consumers net the best stuff? In her new book, The Fish Market, the Portland journalist goes deep.
Equipped with solar panels, rainwater channels, gardens, and humanure composting, this sustainable housing complex just might be the community of the future.
Impress your papa with these environmentally friendly presents.
THE BIG CATCH
Oregon’s coastal waters teem with unique seafood. So why isn’t it ending up in our restaurants?
At North Fork 53, say hello to river views—and goodbye to cell reception and wifi.
Meet @Nature_Glenn, a little plastic fella on a mission to keep Oregon's natural beauty #flawless.
LIGHT A FIRE 2015
Creating community and greener cities, one tree at a time.
THE MENU MAKERS
Meet the miller behind your favorite local slices, loaves, and bagels.
Modern fishing is wiping out the world's fish, but local restaurants could provide a solution.
Lee Van Der Voo
Sustainable. Fair. But can a different kind of corporation make bank?
There's no place like a green home!
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.
Erica Strauss’s 'The Hands on Home' takes a deep dive into simple seasonal cooking, DIY laundry detergent, and homemade preserves.