Archives for March 2013

Composting Workshops at Columbia Springs

A rind is a terrible thing to waste
Carlos Rodriquez-Vegas teaches backyard composting at a free Master Composter/Recycler workshop
Get ready for gardening season with a Master Composter/Recycler composting workshop! These workshops will teach how to be earth-friendly and save money by turning organic yard and kitchen waste into a rich garden amendment. Registration is required for … Read More.

Earthen Hand Designing Regenerative Earthen Buildings
- Sept 7 – 8

[ September 7, 2013 10:00 am to September 8, 2013 5:00 pm. ] Earthen Hand Portland Class
Designing Regenerative Earthen Buildings
- Sept 7 – 8, 10am – 5pm – Portland, Oregon – $200 before August 15, $250 after. Delve deep into the design and technical aspects of creating a holistic earthen building. Use permaculture principles, bio-mimicry, and traditional wisdom to envision buildings that truly take care of their occupants. … Read More.

Use Green Products This Year While Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning season is almost here: It’s the time of year to clear the clutter, give the home a deep cleaning and get ready for spring and summer festivities. Granted, most of us need more than this annual event to keep our homes free of clutter and germs, but it gives us the push we … Read More.

Take a Tour of the Historic Sunshine Mill in The Dalles

[ March 14, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Gorge Owned Business Network (GO!) invites you to the historic Sunshine Mill in The Dalles on Thursday, March 14th.

Learn the history behind this fascinating renovation project and get a chance to tour the space with Chief Business Development Officer, Natasha Martin. Her parents, James and Molli Martin, took over the mill in 2009. The … Read More.

Lean, Green, and Working from Home

Environmental, Social and Economic Effects of Your Commute
Do you love to leave your warm house every morning and get into a cold car? Does rush hour traffic fill you with joy? Do you enjoy donating thousands of dollars to the petrochemical companies in exchange for their gasoline? If so, this article is not for you. … Read More.