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Entries from April 2011

Portland Growers Alliance Providing Brooklyn With Farm-Fresh Produce at The Warehouse

April 25th, 2011 · No Comments

The Portland Growers Alliance is a collective of local, organic produce growers supported by Mercy Corps NW’s agriculture program. This year they are marketing their produce through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. CSA members pay in advance to receive a weekly box of freshly harvested (extremely local!) produce. They are growing fresh produce in SE […]

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SE Uplift Offers Two Day “Water School” Course on Urban Stormwater Managment

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments

SE Uplift, Southeast Portland’s coalition of neighborhood associations, is partnering with the Bureau of Environmental Services, OSU Sea Grant and other organizations to hold a Water School on April 29th and 30th at Western Seminary, 5511 SE Hawthorne. The Water School is a two-day mini-college for individuals interested in current watershed and stormwater management issues. […]

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Brooklyn Community Garden Approved by ODOT!

April 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Dear Neighbors–Great News! The Oregon Dept of Transportation (ODOT) has approved our proposal to build a community garden at their lot located just south of SE Franklin Street at SE McLoughlin Boulevard. We’re planning on installing raised beds, a fence, stairs, terraces, a shed, a sign, and water spigots with guidance from ODOT’s landscape department. […]

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See, Ride & Learn: Pedal Nation Bicycle Show April 9 & 10

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Bicycles are taking over the Oregon Convention Center April 9 and 10 for the PDX Bicycle Show presented by Drive Less Save More. There will be lots of hands-on activities for everyone of all ages, including: Try the Ride Zone- try out all kinds of bikes and gear in a city block atmosphere (not been […]

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