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Saturday, April 01, 2006

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A newsletter that celebrates local food will launch in Portland this month. Edible Communities will co-publish the title Edible Portland in partnership with the Ecotrust Food and Farms Program. It’s the first such partnership for the Ojai, Calif.-based food publisher, which has 17 other publications, such as Edible San Francisco and Edible Cape Cod. The first issue will be released on April 15,  and will be distributed for free at grocery stores, farmers markets and cooking schools.

 

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Cherry Raincoat

June 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Spring rains are the bane of an Oregon cherry farmer’s existence. Even a few sprinkles can crack the fruit so badly it’s not worth picking. Science to the rescue: Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a spray-on film that cuts rain-related cracking in half, potentially saving a season’s crop. The coating, patented as SureSeal, is made from natural chemicals similar to those found in the skins of cherries: cellulose, palm oil-based wax and calcium.


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The Backstory: Portland Youth Builders

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As part of our green workplaces story, Oregon Business checked out a community service project undertaken by Portland Youth Builders, a nonprofit alternative high school. In partnership with Whole Foods, PYB built garden boxes for a Home Forward  housing site. Home Forward is a government agency that provides housing for low income residents and people with disabilities.


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Downtime with John Helmick

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Live, Work, Play: CEO of Gorilla Capital.


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The Green Paradox

June 2015
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Inside the topsy-turvy world of corporate sustainability rankings.


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100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

June 2015
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As momentum grows at the state level to introduce far-reaching environmental regulations, such as carbon pricing and the Clean Fuels Program, Oregon employers continue to go the extra mile to create green workplaces for their employees.


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An uncertain future

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Uncertainty is a part of doing business, whether in through the lens of investment opportunities and risks or the business of running an enterprise.


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Department of Self-Promotion

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