2018 Biodynamic Conference

[ November 14, 2018; November 15, 2018; November 16, 2018; November 17, 2018; November 18, 2018; ]
November 14 – 18, 2018 Red Lion Jantzen Beach 909 N Hayden Island Dr. Portland, OR
Five Days of inspiring and thought provoking keynotes, and 60+ diverse workshops.
Hundreds of farmers, gardeners, vintners, educators, researchers, activists, and enthusiasts—from the Pacific Northwest, across North America, and around the world— will gather for the Biodynamic Association’s 2018 North American … Read More.

Pacific Crest Trail Days

[ August 17, 2018; August 18, 2018; August 19, 2018; ] All things outdoor recreation located in the only town on the Pacific Crest Trail!

Victory Gardener’s Almanack for the month of August

Mike Dunton’s Maritime Northwest Edition Victory Gardener’s Almanack for the month of August
By August, the planting season is nearly over and the yard and garden are in harvest and maintenance mode. Take time to sit, relax and enjoy the produce you have fostered from your plot of this Earth.
In the Vegetable Garden

Dig potatoes as soon … Read More.

Earth Day Reflections

Ten years used to seem like a long time.  Now a year flies by like a month and months like days.
First Green Living Journal Summer 2008
This Earth Day brings back fond memories of our first toe wetting in the Green Living Journal and makes us realize how lucky and grateful we are for this trip … Read More.

Oregon Tradeswomen’s 26th Annual Career Fair

[ May 19, 2018; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way Portland, OR 97230
Oregon Tradeswomen announces its 26th annual Career Fair, offering an introduction to the jobs, skills, and benefits of a career in the skilled construction trades. Learn skills in hands-on workshops, try out tools, meet employers, meet … 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.

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)
Admission

 

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.

Center for Earth Leadership Hits Five Year Mark

In 2007, Portland’s well-known environmental couple, Jeanne and Dick Roy, formed the Center for Earth Leadership. The singular purpose: to accelerate the transition to an Earth-centered culture through the efforts of intentional citizen agents of change working from the ground up.
They created a six-session interactive course on how to be an effective agent of change … Read More.

Got Garbage? Sweep It under the Bridge.

1930’s Scenic Postcard

Apparently in the 1930’s we just threw our garbage off of a scenic bridge.
Admittedly garbage did not consist of the plastic and the toxins it does today.

Both the picture post card of The Bridge of the Gods and this exchange of  3 letters in the Forest Service regarding a complaint from the Oregon … Read More.

Creative Houses from Reclaimed Materials-Watch this Ted Talk

The Columbia Gorge ReBuild-it Center pointed out this great Ted Talk by Dan Phillips which shows examples of thecreative houses he has built from reclaimed stuff that would have ended up in the landfill.
Along with inspiration for being creative and individualistic, his talk gives us some interesting insights about the houses we live in and … Read More.