Garden Home Library Sustainability Fair

[ October 12, 2018; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Garden Home Rec Center Gymnasium

7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland 

Friday, October 12, 2018 

4:00 PM 8:00 PM 

Check out booths on various sustainable topics and businesses from gardening to recycling to water.  Besides exhibitors, there will also be a REPAIR FAIR. 

For more info: Heather Waisanen, 

Heatherw@wccls.org  503-245-9932 

Go Green Portland 2018

[ October 10, 2018; ] Join us @GoGreenPDX sustainability conference, along with a diverse set of stakeholders from the Portland region. October 10, 2018  at the Gerding Theater in The Armory 128 NW 11th Ave.

The GoGreen Conference, created and organized by Social Enterprises, is a sustainability learning experience for business and government decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the … Read More.

19th Annual BirdFest and Bluegrass Celebration

[ October 5, 2018; October 6, 2018; October 7, 2018; ] October 5-7 Ridgefield, Washington
2018 marks the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of this milestone, National Geographic, the National Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International will join forces with more than 100 other organizations and millions of people around … Read More.

City of Portland Home Energy Score Program

Starting at the begining of 2018, sellers of single-family homes in the City of Portland must obtain and disclose a Home Energy Report estimating the energy-related use, associated costs, and cost-effective solutions to improve the home’s energy efficiency. The Home Energy Score and the Home Energy Report must be provided for real estate listings and … Read More.

Green Drinks-a place to network with eco-minded businesses and folks

How it all started 
In 1989, at a pub called the Slug and Lettuce in North London, Edwin Datschefski was sitting with his green design colleagues, Yorick Benjamin and Paul Scott, when he noticed an enviro-minded acquaintance at a nearby table. As it turned out, the friend was sitting with a few of his own eco-conscious mates. … Read More.

A  Waste Free Life  in PDX 

By Jenica Barrett 
When people think of Portland, Oregon, they think of bridges, bike paths, microbreweries, and coffee houses. The word “eco-friendly” comes to mind. This is exactly what I imagined when I moved to Portland last summer. As someone living zero waste, I knew that I needed to move to a city filled with bulk … Read More.

Planet Fat

In keeping with Green Living Journal’s Spring 2018 theme of “Be the Change”, I refer readers to an interesting series published in the New York Times titled “Planet Fat” which started in September 2017. It’s relevant to the reader who wants to be informed of changes in our world food chain and its impact on … Read More.

Herbs for a Change

Great Grandma M used to say, “You are what you eat”. Perhaps she said that as she saw her four daughters move away from farm life with all the great natural fruits, vegetables, and meats to live in towns where food would be very different. With all the health problems brought on now-a-days by what … Read More.

Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference 

[ September 21, 2018; September 22, 2018; September 23, 2018; ] Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference 
Camp Sealth, Vashon Island, WA 

September 21 – 23 2018 

Join a village of wild women meeting once again in the forest at the edge of the Salish Sea.
Learning, celebrating, connecting, transforming…
Herbal Wisdom 
Wise Woman Ways 
Nourishing mind, body, heart & soul while uplifting a woman’s spirit…

Bring A Friend!
Mother, Daughter, Grandma, Auntie, Niece, Sister, Cousin…herbalist, ethnobotanist, midwife, nurse, … 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!