Out and About

Salvage for the Home

Home decorating DIY-and-salvage-style has come a long way from the need to rummage through dusty shelves in thrift stores or dive into dumpsters. Salvage style is high style now.

09/16/2012 By Kristin Belz

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Oprah Mag Nods to Bamboo Sushi

Kristofor Lofgren's sustainable sushi hot spot gets a tip of the hat in O magazine's Makeover issue.

09/02/2012 By Allison Jones

MARKET EATS

Chef in the Market Final Countdown

Culinary VIPs will headline the last month of this year's free cooking demonstrations at the PSU Portland Farmers’ Market.

08/30/2012 By Allison Jones

Sustainability

Energy Exchange

Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?

08/14/2012 By Jill Davis

Out and About

BEST Businesses in Town

See who is talking the talk and walking the walk of sustainability at the BEST awards April 25. Get your tickets now!

04/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

A Tree Story

Portland’s many “Friends of Trees” have planted 430,000 trees and native plants since 1989.

02/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Upping the Appeal of Countertop Composting

Composting is great, but can the bin look a little better?

01/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Clean Home, Green Home

The gift of earth-friendly cleanliness, brought to you by bicycle.

12/11/2011 By Kristin Belz

Holiday Giving

Helping Create Habitats for Humanity

Appreciating having a home, and making new homes for those who have none.

12/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Urban Homesteading Portland Style

At this new shop in Sellwood returning to the prairie life is made very appealing…and you don’t even have to leave the big city. Learn how to can...

06/30/2011 By Teri Gelber

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

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

Made in PDX

Free Paint from Yolo Colorhouse

Get free non-VOC paints April 19–22 in honor of Earth Day from Portland-based Yolo Colorhouse.

04/15/2011 By Amara Holstein

Beer Bulletin

It's the Water

Brewers pay it forward

02/15/2011

good stuff

Wanted: One Organically-Grown Christmas Tree

Some growers are already using sustainable practices. Now we just need to see the certification process start!

12/09/2010 By Kate Bryant

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

The People's Republic of Sunnyside

Southeast Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood has a regal, district-wide energy plot.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

(It's the place to be.)

Green Acres

Brenna Bell is a hippie. “That word has so many meanings,” she says. “But if you mean somebody who’s a free-minded person who lives closely with nature and with other people? That’s what I am.”

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Currency

Earth and Money

Dan Weldon, Portland's first ecobanker, can help you save the earth and your money with the GreenStreet Lending Initiative.

05/19/2009

Sustainability

The Color of Money

For Portland to create a major green economy, we’ll need an influx of bucks and brains.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker