Work for a USDA Certified Organic Facility

Essential Wholesale and Labs: http://www.essentialwholesale.com/ is hiring customer service representatives for their natural and organic cosmetic company. Use your people skills to help small businesses and entrepreneurs build their indie skincare and body care business. We are a USDA Certified Organic facility and we love our customers! You’ll talk on the phones, communicate through email, … Read More.

4 Innovative Ways to Save the Wilderness and Ourselves

At this point, we know humans have had a huge impact on the environment; attempts to mitigate these effects have seen rapid advancement thanks to increasing urgency and ever growing technology. Today, conservationists find a wealth of tools at their disposal, allowing for amazing and ever-evolving relationships with the flora and fauna they seek to … Read More.

The Trouble With Natural

Natural foods have been popular with consumers for a long time now, and both consumers and food businesses have been interested in their appeal. Seems natural enough – why not eat naturally and avoid unnatural (or added chemical) ingredients?
Problem is – there is not universal agreement on just what is a “natural food”. The term implies … Read More.

Sustainable Preparedness Expo

[ October 23, 2016; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Sunday October 23rd at the Portland Expo Center. Seminars and hands on training by experts on 3 tracks all day.
Vendors with preparedness supplies and knowledge. Door prizes!
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Sunday October 23rd at the Portland Expo Center
For more information and a list of classes and vendors: http://susprepexpo.com/portland-2016/
 

Are You Ready for the EcoChallenge?

[ October 14, 2016; October 28, 2016; ] Small Actions Add Up to Real Change
The Northwest Earth Institute invites you to take on a personal sustainability challenge, and join thousands of other par- ticipants as they prove that small actions add up to real change during the 2016 EcoChallenge.

The EcoChallenge provides the tools and inspiration to turn intention into action, and gives you … Read More.

Junk Bonanza Portland

[ October 14, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. October 15, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Artisan repurposed pieces and vintage finds.
An indoor, juried vintage market for purveyors and shoppers of vintage finds, antiques, architectural
salvage, artisan-repurposed and upcycled goods! All artfully arrayed for a best-of shopping experience! $10 general admission; $25 Early Bird available online at kinassauer.com — allows for two hours prime shopping before the doors open for general … Read More.

7th Annual Pets-tival

[ October 1, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Saturday, October 1st 10am
Hollywood Grocery Outlet
                      4420 NE Hancock St, Portland
This event benefits the Oregon Humane Society with Grocery Outlet matching all proceeds. Visit the information booth to donate and adopt your new best buddy.

Pet Costume Contest Categories for Best, Funniest, and … Read More.

Go Green Portland Conference

[ October 5, 2016; 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Wednesday, October 5

2 World Trade Center 3rd Floor
25 SW Salmon St        
GoGreenPDX features clean technology and equity tracks. Register with a discount code: GLJ16
The ninth annual GoGreen Portland Conference will bring together regional leaders to look at the big picture of sustainable best practices around the key focus areas for 2016 – clean … Read More.

Get Back To Nature, Even While You Live in the City

The crowds and noise of a big city can leave you anxious and with frayed wits. As a nature lover who appreciates your own personal space, the city sometimes leaves you overwhelmed. However, there are ways you can bring serenity back to your life in the form of the nature you love, even while in … Read More.

2016 Tomato & Garlic Festival

[ August 27, 2016; 12:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]  Northwest Organic Farm
Saturday August 27th 10 am – 6 pm
17713 NW 61st Avenue, Ridgefield, WA
 Featuring music, crafts and family fun! Washington State University (WSU) Master Gardeners will be on hand to showcase 20 different varieties of toma- toes and 10 different varieties of garlic all for the tasting. The Tomato & Garlic Festival is … Read More.