Category Archive for: ‘Farms’

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    Trillions of Allies Underground

    New-to-Portland author Kristin Ohlson is doing a reading/talk about her book The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet at Powell’s on Burnside on March 27 at 7:30. The book introduces readers to the ancient partnership between [...]

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    The Mediterranean In Our Own Backyard

    Ever wondered, as you douse your salad greens in oil, how many olives it takes to fill a bottle? Or how many olives come from one tree? Maybe you didn’t know Oregon had a fledgling olive oil industry. So you might be asking, “Olives, in [...]

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    Oregon’s True Extreme Sport

    || by Jane Pellicciotto || Sure, there’s scaling Mt. Hood, braving rapids on the Deschutes river or climbing the coast range on your bike. But you really haven’t experienced the adventure Oregon has to offer till you’ve picked marionberries. Marionberry picking is a full-combat activity. [...]

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