Archives for September 2013

Energy Conservation & Resource Fair

[ October 26, 2013; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Community Action’s Energy Conservation and Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, October 26, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at Mountain View Middle School, 17500 SW Farmington Rd., Beaverton, OR. The fair is free and open to everyone in the community. There are activities for adults and children. Information at the fair is available … Read More.

The Withered Herb, offers Herbalism Classes in Hood River

[ January 28, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 25, 2014 6:00 pm to February 26, 2014 8:30 pm. March 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. March 25, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sue Kusch of the Withered Herb is offering Herbalism Classes.

Classes are held at Hood River Middle School Classroom Kitchen on Tuesday nights 6- 8pm
Introduction to Herbalism & Plant-Based Medicine -Feb, 11th
Herbal medicine is alive and well!  This class discusses the main principles, values and benefits of herbal medicine.  A little bit of history, current issues … Read More.

Building Green Made Simpler

Choose Your Level of Green Construction
To a lot of people, building green means costly, complicated, and confusing, but it is getting easier as designers and builders find simpler ways of doing things. Structures NW llc of Vancouver, using their 10 plus years of experience building with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), has come up with a … Read More.

12th Annual Gorge Green Home Tour

[ October 4, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. October 5, 2013; ] Tour the Gorge Green Homes
Gorge Green Home Tour – Saturday, October 5, Starts at 9 am at Hood River Waterfront Park
The cost of the tour is $10 per person or $25 per carpool of three or more. Cyclists are $5. Entrance into the Expo is included in the ticket price.
Presented by Gorge Owned (GO!) … Read More.

Cradle to Cradle Carpeting

Faced with a having to renovate a small office space, I decided to learn more about the sustainable options that are available for insulation, floor coverings, heaters, lights, etc., but where to begin?
As luck would have it, Classique Floors was hosting a “Sustainable Saturday” event that included free seminars on a whole array of green … Read More.

GoGreen Conference October 15th, 2013

[ October 15, 2013; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The GoGreen Conference is a sustainability learning experience for business and government decision-makers.
If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet for the GoGreen Conference it is not too late. The Green Living Journal Network saves $50 on tickets when they use promotional code ‘GREENLIVING’. (Code must be used at time of ticket purchase). Register Here.

GoGreen Portland … Read More.

Earth-Centric Grows, Moves

EARTH-CENTRIC, “Supplier of Sustainable Nature-Based Product Alternatives”, has moved.
Earth-Centric opened it’s doors to a new larger location at 7126 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland, OR. They are expanding their storefront and warehouse space from just 1,000 sq. ft. to over 5,100 sq. ft. Come by and check out their new location. With the added space, … Read More.

Vancouver Water Resources Education Center

If you haven’t been to this hidden jewel at 4600 SE Columbia Way in Vancouver, put it on your list and visit. It opened its doors in February 1996, in concert with a new, innovative and advanced Marine Park Water Reclamation Facility, but many people have yet to discover it.
Their mission: Teach people of all … Read More.