Yummy breakfast goods at Pine State Biscuits on NE Alberta.
At long last, we've compiled a guide to Portland restaurants that source their meats from farms and suppliers who use humane and sustainable practices. We're posting it as a “page,” and it will have a permanent link at the top of the blog.
This guide [...]
I am only ever a reluctantly optimistic person, so I post this nervously. But I am seeing a real increase in the amount and sophistication of reporting on food-supply issues in the media. A year ago, I was not sure whether the Times or the Post had ever heard of sustainability. Today, in a special [...]
OK, don’t kid yourself: we’re trying to eat local this month, but we’re certainly not doing it every meal, every day. Along with the Eat Local Challenge, May features a particularly rigorous work schedule for us; TWO Breakfast-on-the-Bridges events; and, of course, increasingly beautiful weather luring us out of doors to foolishness and free-wheeling fun. [...]
Photo by Sam Gould.
Last night we had supper at Open Kitchen, a temporary community restaurant that is part of the monthlong Ghosttown project.
Unfortunately, the month is almost over, and we just found out about it. Anyway, it was fun. We brought some soup and shared it with a bunch of folks, and enjoyed some simply [...]
I love this town! Here’s a few of the recent reasons why:
I’ve worked with clay, on and off, for years, pretty much all of it hand building. I’ve worked in university settings and various studio settings. The best studio I ever worked at was in Seattle, Pottery Northwest. This is an astonishing facility, with [...]