Sharing the Caring at the End of Life

What needs to be shared and who needs it
Earlier this year I went to a small gathering in Eugene put on by five folks who had a few things in common: they lived in the same town with no plans to move; they’ve been active in their community for decades; and they’re pragmatic activists with … 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.

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.

17th Annual Crackedpots Art Show

[ July 19, 2016; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. July 20, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

Artist Betsy Soifer
Acres of art and decades of experience grace this show, come see the over 90 artists. New and returning artists every year.
The 17th Annual Crackedpots Art Show
 Tuesday & Wednesday, July 19th & July 20th, 2016 at
McMenamins Edgefield

 

Artist Mary Gilgenbach
Hours 10am to 8pm Tuesday, 10am to 4pm Wednesday
2126 … Read More.

Green Canyon Apothecary Grand Opening July 9th

[ July 9, 2016; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]

Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods has opened The Green Canyon Apothecary .

Their retail store aims to be a hub of health and well being for the Mount Hood community. They’re a full service herbal apothecary, & natural living classroom space. They will be serving teas, healthy snacks, and nourishing smoothies. They’ve got a focus on using … Read More.

People’s Food Co-op Events

[ July 5, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
 People’s Food Co-op 3029 SE 21st Ave
Grow Your Own Produce: Berries and Herbs
Plus: Water Catchment Tuesday, July 5, 7-9pm
This workshop will focus on different types of fruiting crops that are available right now. We will taste different varieties and discuss ways to put up the harvest of berries. We will talk about … Read More.