The Portland conservation group plans to renovate the building for a food-focused industrial use.
LaCrosse Footwear Inc. acquired White's Boots, which has been operating in Spokane for 99 years.
Plough Monday, an organic hops farm and brewing company, brewed its first batch of beer in April.
Keen Inc., a footwear retailer, will make 300,000 shoes this year at its Portland shoe factory.
The manufacturer will lay off 20 full-time employees and about 50 temporary workers from its original Northwest plant.