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Farmers Markets Provide Source of Income for Urban Farmers

By Kelly Merrick, Portland Farmers Market  Farmers market season is in full swing in Portland, a time where farmers and local food artisans transform empty parking lots and streets into temporary markets, tables overflowing with...

Dynamic Density: It’s Not if We Grow, it’s How We Grow

by Jonathan Konkol, Eliot Neighborhood  Portland has struggled to accommodate growth in the decade since the Great Recession, and our conversations about growth and neighborhood change have become oppositional and overheated. It doesn’t have to...

More Than A Grocery Store

By Courtney Ross, Alberta Food Cooperative You probably know Alberta Cooperative Grocery as that corner store on Alberta Street where you can peruse colorful produce. You can stroll through our few aisles in a matter...

A Dynamic Trio: Bishop & Son’s and The Bearded Chef 

By Arainnia Brown As far back as Philip Johnson Sr. can remember, he’s always had a passion for baking. He would bake any type of loaf, cookie or cake with joy. A few years ago,...

Non-Profit Spotlight: Do Good Multnomah

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer When you hear about a young entrepreneur who moves to a new city, puts everything on the line and bootstraps their business from a makeshift office in a basement,...

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A Streetcar Named Northeast

by Margaret O'Hartigan, King Neighborhood For most of its history, Portland’s streetcar service was a mix of lines owned by a number of firms, and...

Resident Profile: Karen Wells

by Michael French, Concordia News Activist and Alameda resident Karen Wells carries a business card with the job title “change agent.” It's a phrase that...

Local Special: The Rose and Thistle

By Adam Lyons, NECN Authenticity is a scarce commodity in Portland these days; from politics, to people, to food. There are a few pubs left...

Portland Food Project Brings Food to the Hungry

By Karen Beck We hear it on the news. We talk about it at work. Portlanders are concerned about the housing crisis and the rising...

Gardening For Food Justice 

By Jolie Donohue With mounting tuitions and the escalating cost of living expenses, today’s community college student is struggling to survive and is often saddled...

Mr Persnickety’s Restaurant Review 

By Richard Hunter Sr. One of my favorite Restaurants is E'Njoni Café (A Blend of Mediterranean, Ethiopian and Eritrean Food). They serve Local and...

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