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Culture Fail: The Oxymoron of the EcoMansion

Thanks to advances in technology, new homes can be built more energy efficient than ever. Unfortunately, our cultural mindset has yet to catch up with technolog...

Zoommers Chocolates Blend Energy and Activism

Everyone is looking for a little extra energy while trying to avoid the dreaded caffeine crash. Zoommers, a chocolate-coated herbal truffle, are made locally an...

Artist Profile: Helvi Smith

In my paintings, the red is green. The purple is green and the white is also green. How can that be? Practically all the paint I use is leftover house pain...

Gathering Together Farms Restaurant – Italian-Inspired, Locally-Grown

In 2003, local organic produce grower Gathering Together Farm opened a Farm Stand that has since blossomed into a full-scale restaurant with Italian-inspired cuisine made from locally grown produce and meats. The food is delicious and the prices are perfect - be sure to make reservations!...

Willamette Valley’s The Mushroomery: Fungus Among Us

The Mushroomery is a family owned and operated mushroom farm located just outside Lebanon, Oregon. In their fourth year of operation, The Mushroomery is already very popular, and their mushroom products can be found at grocery stores and farmers markets from Portland to Eugene....