Archives for July 2013

PDX Holistic EcoFair

[ August 10, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Promoting the spirit of holistic healing and sustainable health for ourselves and our city.
 Aug. 10th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m 

 Ecotrust Building 721 NW 9th

 Admission $3 (ADV) $5 (Day)


The PDX Holistic EcoFair highlights sustainable health. Including local conscious businesses and holistic practitioners.

Meet holistic practitioners, and learn about others experiences with natural medicine.

Conscious Marketplace – … Read More.

Time Flies

A Five Year Trend Towards Renewables
They say that time flies when you’re having fun. If that’s true, then we’re having a ball, because it seems like only yesterday that the first issue of our Green Living Journal hit the streets of Portland in 2008. That’s right, we are five years old, we have published 360,000 … Read More.

Rent Food Preserving Equipment

Food Preservation Equipment Rental
Mirador Community Store at 2106 SE Division St. got the idea for renting out preserving equipment through interactions with their customers.
Lynn Hanrahan, the store’s owner, noticed that there were two themes that came up:
1) The customer needed the equipment, say a Steam Juicer, just once a year to process their grapes. Purchasing … Read More.

Crackedpots 2013 Summer Recycled Art Show

[ July 23, 2013 10:00 am to July 24, 2013 8:00 pm. ]

Tuesday, July 23 & Wednesday, July 24    10am to 8pm
Free Admission

Art lovers and recycling fans alike, this is the show for you. See the works of 100 creative reuse artists that are woven, welded, carved and painted from waste materials and cast offs. It takes place throughout the beautiful grounds and gardens of McMenamins Edgefield … Read More.

10 Things I Learned While Living Without Running Water

It is much easier than I thought to conserve resources.
My wife and I recently endured fifteen days of living without running water while a new well was being drilled on our property. If I was a more conscientious blogger, I suppose I would have chronicled the experience daily, as it unfolded.
But the truth is, I … Read More.

Kickstart Eco-Friendly Health Habits

It’s hard to change lifestyle and dietary habits so we can be more energized and live longer. When we’re motivated, change can be easy and good habits can develop, especially if we’ve reached a point where our bad habits have become painful enough that we seek relief. Even if we’re motivated, we still need to … Read More.