Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oregon Food Bank Harvest Dinner Gala 2013

October 31, 2013
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Oregon Food Bank Harvest Dinner Gala 2013

Fall is the harvest season–traditionally known as a time to celebrate and give thanks for a successful harvest and plentiful food. Ancient people held grand festivals to show appreciation for their crop, and the Oregon Food Bank Annual Harvest Dinner is a modern opportunity for Oregonians to celebrate the tradition, give thanks for the nourishing produce…

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SOLVE- Bluegrass and Blue Denim!

October 31, 2013
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SOLVE- Bluegrass and Blue Denim!

SOLVE supporters kicked up their heels at the Bluegrass and Blue Jeans fundraiser at Pure Space Friday, October 25th, to raise money to support on-going efforts to improve the environment and award those dedicated to the environmentally driven cause. The purpose of the fundraiser, like the décor, was simple but impacting—to support SOLVE’s mission. SOLVE’s…

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Family Field Trip Day at Columbia Springs

October 31, 2013
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Family Field Trip Day at Columbia Springs

Get your family together for some green time instead of screen time! Explore nature with bird watching, mushroom hunting, edible plant excursions and nature walks at Columbia Springs’ upcoming Family Field Trip Day. Bring the whole family to explore the wonders of nature on Saturday, November 2, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event…

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Sumo and Sushi

October 30, 2013
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Sumo and Sushi

Do you love sushi, extreme sports, and Japanese culture? This event may be your cup of tea! Sumo + Sushi  will be held on November 16th at Pure Space.  Sumo and Sushi will ignite all your senses with a complete Japanese culinary experience, featuring uniquely creative food and live professional sumo wrestling. The 90-minute sumo show features three-time World…

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Does Humanity Even Want Freedom?

October 30, 2013
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Does Humanity Even Want Freedom?

Tweet http://www.zengardner.com/humanity-want-freedom/ The most precious gift given to humanity besides its very existence and innate connectivity to universal Source is the gift of free will. We can choose. We ultimately have the power to make decisions for ourselves. Unfortunately this concept is buried under the rubble of ignorance and social engineering and of course becomes…

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10 Easy Ways to Reuse Foam Packing Peanuts

October 29, 2013
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10 Easy Ways to Reuse Foam Packing Peanuts

If you order items or receive packages you often end up with those dreaded packing peanuts. Have no fear, we’ve actually found new uses for them. At the Planet Forward blog we are always looking for new ways to help you live a more sustainable and economical lifestyle, and part of that mission includes upcycling.…

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Portland Japanese Garden 50th Anniversary

October 29, 2013
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Portland Japanese Garden 50th Anniversary

West Coast Event Productions, Inc. helped the Portland Japanese Garden celebrate 50 years of breathtaking landscape at the Portland Art Museum Saturday, October 19th. Garden inspired centerpieces meandered down the table, with autumn trees so literal you could almost smell fall. Called the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, the 5.5 acre Portland Japanese Garden is composed of five…

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Carbon is the Problem – is Graphene the Solution?

October 28, 2013
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Carbon is the Problem – is Graphene the Solution?

Carbon emissions cause climate change.  Intelligent policy in the public and private sectors works to reduce CO2 emissions  – through actions as varied as the recent EPA actions to throttle back atmospheric pollution from power plants to energy efficiency programs that reduce the need for electricity.  Innovative technologies that improve grid awareness and consumer awareness…

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Use BackupBuddy to Move Your WordPress Site

October 27, 2013
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Use BackupBuddy to Move Your WordPress Site

Moving (Migrating) an Entire Site to Another Directory or Server BackupBuddy makes moving an entire WordPress site to another server easy. We are going to move this demo site from one web host account (server) to our ClickHOST hosting account (server). Let’s work through the steps together. First, we prepare our mise en place the same way a professional…

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Thank you to Everyone for Celebrating with us!

October 25, 2013
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Thank you to Everyone for Celebrating with us!

by Lisa, Operations and Outreach Associate.  Last week, we celebrated our 5th birthday with a fundraiser for Miriam’s Kitchen.  It was great! The event had a great turnout, and everyone had fun bidding on the items in the auction. What I loved the most was getting the chance to talk with everyone.  I met some…

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