Reporter Sarah Mirk of the Portland Mercury had a chance to follow along on some of the events and tours held during the recent Farm to Cafeteria Conference. Her write-up on the Mercury blog shares her experiences visiting the Food Innovation Center, a farmer who supplies public school cafeterias in Kaiser, and the Truitt Brothers [...]
Entries from March 2009
March 30th, 2009 · No Comments
March 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Straight-up inspiring. That’s how it was to witness Bryant Terry work the stage last Wednesday for a sold-out crowd at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center. Between the food, the spoken-word poets, and Terry’s deeply personal story of food and health, it brought the house down.
We kicked off the event with some food-focused spoken-word poetry, courtesy [...]
March 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Last Monday evening, author Woody Tasch regaled a packed house at Ecotrust with jokes, musings and some pretty heavy insight into the future of our planet. If you weren’t there for his talk, the subject might surprise you: investment. As the chairman of the sustainably-minded Investor’s Circle, Tasch already has a history of treating investment [...]