Category Archive for: ‘Gardens’

  • Dig Deep, Portland!

    Updated 5/15 – Steve Cohen of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability gives credit to the many volunteers involved Updated 5/5 – Portland Mercury reports on the planting ceremony with photos All around town, gardeners’ spring sprouts are pushing through the soil and, as first […]

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  • Real good grub: Bryant Terry at the IFCC

    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. […]

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  • Press conference from the vegetable garden

    Updated: Video from the Washington Post added below. Photo: Whitehouse.gov It certainly has a different ring to it than “Rose garden press conference,” doesn’t it? As reported in the New York Times, First Lady Michelle Obama will be breaking ground Friday morning on a White […]

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  • Steamrollers, dreamers, and elitists: Alice Waters on 60 Minutes

    On Sunday evening, 60 Minutes featured a lengthy segment on Alice Waters and her role as major advocate for Slow Food. To be sure, it is a big step for the mainstream recognition of the food movement, but it hasn’t come without a lot of […]

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