Archives for December 2015

People’s Food Co-op SNAP Matching Donation Drive

People’s Coop thinks that having access to healthy food that you can trust is super important. And it’s something that seems very relevant for our community to keep in mind this holiday. Every week People’s gives away over $300 in funds to folks using their EBT cards at thier Farmers’ Market.
According to the U.S. Department … Read More.

How to Beat Your Heat Bill in 10 Simple Steps

As the temperatures outside drop this winter, keep your home’s interior warm and comfortable with these effective heat-saving strategies. The following tips will also help your household conserve energy and reduce utility costs throughout this season.
 
1. Hang Thermal Curtains
Cover windows with heavy, woven drapes to prevent heat from escaping through the glass panes. Keep … Read More.

Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale!

[ December 12, 2015; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. December 13, 2015; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Shop local at the Super Colossal Holiday Sale.

It’s one stop shopping for amazing handmade accessories, art, clothing, house wares, food, drink and more – something for everyone and the opportunity to meet the makers! Plus you can get your craft on in the free DIY Area!
Saturday + Sunday, December 12th + 13th, 2015
11am – 6pm
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EverGreen Gift Market

[ December 12, 2015 10:00 am to December 13, 2015 4:00 pm. ] December 12th, 2015 10am – 4pm

Marshall Community Center, Vancouver, WA
EverGreen Gift Markets feature handmade, local, upcycled and sustainably-sourced gifts. You will find something for everyone on your gift list and have the peace of mind of knowing that your purchases support a more sustainable future for you, your loved ones and your community.
Discover new tastes, … Read More.

Support Local Artists This Holiday Season

[ December 9, 2015 2:00 pm to December 10, 2015 7:00 pm. ] People’s Food Coop Holiday Craft Fair

3029 SE 21st AVENUE
PORTLAND, OR

December 9th from 2 to 7 pm

Portland has a tremendous amount of talented artisans. These members of our community create beautiful arts, crafts and handmade goods which we’re able to wear and use in our lives.

These local artists will be showing and selling their work this … Read More.