HABITAT

How Urban Timberworks Turns Fallen Trees into Legacy Furniture

Homeowners with damaged or diseased trees can call the experts to let their beloved limbs live a second life.

12/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

BIG PICTURE

Why the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Is the Most Magical Place on Earth

And why 50 years of the Wilderness Act haven't done enough to save this awesome expanse.

09/02/2014 By Daniel Wakefield Pasley

Slideshow

Slide Show: Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sustainably farmed meats to a family farm of their own, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

08/22/2014

FARM-TO-FORK

Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sourcing sustainably raised meats to building a farm from the ground up, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

08/22/2014 By Brooke Bass

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chic Tiny-House Farm Stays from Plate & Pitchfork

Spend a day (and night!) in the life of a farmer through Plate & Pitchfork’s new sustainably focused farm stay experience.

08/07/2014 By Brooke Bass

ENVIRONMENT

Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

06/02/2014 By Maya Seaman

URBAN DESIGN

How Will Bike Share Help Portland?

A check-out bike scheme is in the works for 2015—but why does a city already mad about cycling need more bikes?

05/27/2014 By Zach Dundas

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Filming the Case for Dam Removal

A new documentary called DamNation attempts to make a watertight case for dam removal. Opens May 9 at Hollywood Theatre.

04/24/2014 Photography by Greg Young

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Updated: A Sneak Peek at 2014 Farm Dinners

Make plans to head out to the country this summer and book your spot for one of these unique farm to table dinners.

04/15/2014 By Kristin Leigh and Danielle Klenak

NEWS

Long Beach's Adrift Hotel Goes Green

One of the Washington coast's hippest hotels is getting a sustainable makeover

12/17/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

3 Sustainable Seafood Suppers

Next week boasts three spectacular seafood dinners with a focus on eco-friendly fish.

10/31/2013 By Molly Woodstock

OUT AND ABOUT

Portland's Urban Grange

Raise a glass to community and sustainability at the Independence Gardens benefit for Zenger Farm’s Urban Grange Thursday, August 15.

08/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A with Michael Pollan

The biggest name in American food activism and author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and In Defense of Food discusses his new book, Cooked: a Natural History of Transformation.

05/01/2013 By Allison Jones

APPRECIATION

Earth Day Legacies

We offer timely tribute to some of the forerunners of today's sustainability movement, including architect Paolo Soleri (RIP) and Republican politicians.

04/16/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Passive in Energy, Not Style

Departure's Southwest Hills Passive House has style as advanced as its sustainable materials and construction.

03/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

READ EM AND EAT

In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys

The cookbook from the crew of Seattle's world-famous seafood market reveals their new commitment to sustainablity (along with 100 original recipes).

03/08/2013 By Allison Jones

INTERVIEW

Sustainable Seafood Tips from Rick Moonen

The Las Vegas top chef shares some advice for the best fish-friendly choices at grocery stores and restaurants.

03/05/2013 By Allison Jones

FASHION NEWS

H&M's Global Clothes Collecting Initiative

The Swedish mega retailer wants to stop your clothes from ending up in a landfill by promising incentives.

01/02/2013 By Eden Dawn

FEEL-GOOD FOODIES

PDX Aqua Plate Specials

Oregon restaurants and markets are doing their part to help diners choose sustainable local seafood, one plate at a time.

12/18/2012 By Allison Jones

Around Town

Eco-Districts Are Us

The name may be new, but the principles are a logical evolution in the history of Portland's progressive city planning.

10/29/2012 By Kristin Belz