MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

[ August 5, 2017; 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. August 6, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Aug. 5-6, 2017 Albany, OR
So much to see, do, and learn. With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

Take a look at the program here.

And here is the line of speakers and workshops.

Check out the exhibitor list and stop by and say … 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.

Move Over Portland: 5 U.S. Cities That Are Just as Green

Portland, Oregon, is renowned for being the (arguably) greenest city in the United States. And although Portland offers a wonderfully green lifestyle overflowing with public transportation, alternative energy and local food galore, here are five green cities in the U.S. that offer similar opportunities for a pursuit of sustainability.
Chicago
Chicago is dedicated to living green, and … Read More.

3 HVAC Considerations for an Eco-Friendly Home

A sustainable home is one that will not only contribute to a cleaner environment but also enable homeowners to enjoy significant savings on their utility bills every year. Naturally, there are many factors involved in constructing such a home, including home size and design, materials used, and window placement. Selecting an efficient heating, ventilation, and … Read More.

5th Annual Sustainability Fair

[ October 17, 2015; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] See you this weekend at the Garden Home Sustainability Fair!

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.

Casa Verde CSA Guest Blog by Michelle McGrath, MS Outreach Manager for Gorge Grown Food Network

Hood River Valley creative commons use photo byFlickr User Slideshow Bruce (real name : Bruce Fingerhood)
Abundant sunshine, flowing rivers, and snowy mountains feed into the diverse landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge. With natural resources like these it is no wonder farmers with less acreage and innovative business models are choosing the Gorge as the … Read More.

The Triple Bottom Line that Keeps the Green Living Journal PDX Free

One of the best things about the Green Living Journal is the fact that it’s free to readers. The reason for this is that advertisers sponsor the content. Without advertisers, there is no Green Living Journal magazine.

How it works: When one of Green Living’s advertisers pays for placement, the money is used to pay for the … Read More.

ISSUE 15 of the Green Living Journal – Columbia River PDX Coming Up Winter 2011

It’s hard to believe that the Green Living Journal Columbia River PDX will be publishing its 15th issue in November.  The premier issue was published in Summer 2008 and included articles like, The State of Co-ops, The Birth of Locavore, and How to Get Carbon Free in 10 Years.  Issues since then have delivered even more … Read More.

Biodiversity and the Google Menu

This article was originally printed in “Who’s Your Farmer” a guide to eating locally in the Gorge, published by the Gorge Grown Grown Food Network.

Google is committed to giving back and broadening our community outreach. We encourage green stewardship practices that support long-term well-being environmentally, economically and socially. With our office located in the agriculturally dense … Read More.