Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Farm in a Box
July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Most of the food Americans consume is trucked in from hundreds of miles away. Eric Wilson, co-founder and CEO of Gro-volution, wants to change that. So this past spring, the Air Force veteran and former greenhouse manager started work on an alternative farming system he claims is more efficient than conventional agriculture, and also shortens the distance between the consumer and the farm.

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Heroin use surging in middle class
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Friday, July 10, 2015

Report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals use increased by 60 percent for people with annual household incomes of at least $50,000.

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Suburu relocating distribution facility to Gresham
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

Car company expects to fill 30 to 50 positions at facility in Portland suburb.

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Oregon's sixth-largest private company sells
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

Knowledge Universe has been acquired by Swiss company, Partners Group.

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Portland mayor gears up for re-election battle with developers' money
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

Charlie Hales' latest contributions report shows donations from area builders.

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