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  • A local visionary!

    Utne Reader recently named Ramón Ramírez, of the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers Union (PCUN), as one of “50 Visionaries who are changing your world.” From Utne: Ramón Ramírez knew that Spanish-language radio stations were instrumental in reaching and mobilizing Latino immigrants. So when his union bought [...]

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  • Food Matters

    This Thursday, January 15, Powell’s Books on Burnside will be hosting Mark Bittman for a talk and book signing at 7:30 pm, co-sponsored by Edible Portland. While he’s best known for his Minimalist column in the New York Times and for the encyclopedic breadth of [...]

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  • Stories from Terra Madre

    … there were people everywhere. Different languages being spoken and sung, instruments playing, signs in umpteen different languages. It sounded more like a beehive than a conference, if the bees played xylophone … If you were lucky enough to share in the dinner fundraisers organized [...]

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