Some of the beautiful greens from Starry Moon Farm, a Queer-owned, sustainable, urban micro-farm.
As I mentioned last week, the Rocky Butte Farmers Market had its inaugural pop up and by all apparent metrics, it was a great success. Over 1,000 people attended over the four-hour run, there was everything from vegetables and fruit to honey and soap, ceramics to freshly made tacos, cut flowers and more. Continue reading “Rocky Butte Farmers Market Recap”
One thing I’m particularly excited about happening here on the easterly side of Portland is the Rocky Butte Farmers Market. Launching in pop up form to start, it will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10am to 2pm at the Dharma Rain Zen Center, located at 8500 NE Siskiyou Street in Portland. Continue reading “Rocky Butte Farmers Market is Coming July 13”
A quiet street in the neighborhood.
Last time I stopped in here it was spring and I was living in the Hollywood District, looking forward to changes coming to my neighborhood (e.g. Gado Gado, Black Rock Coffee). Fast forward after a very intense and distracting few months, to life a new neighborhood: we bought a house! Continue reading “Hello, Summer (and Sumner)”
Looks like the Hollywood District is getting another coffee shop—Oregon-based chain Black Rock Coffee Bar will open in a ground floor retail space in the new Laurel42 apartment building. They closed their Pearl District location in late February, but had already signed a lease for this space the December prior. Continue reading “Black Rock Coffee Bar Is Coming to the Hollywood District”
Portland has some great food-themed weeks (and months), and the next one on the docket is Pizza Week, produced by the Portland Mercury. From Monday through Saturday, April 15-20, over 40 slices at pizzerias across the city will be available for just $2.
This year there are plenty of puns in the names of the slices: Moroccan Your World, Over Acheeser, This Is Spinal Hatch, and Taco’n It to the Streets, to start. Nice job, everyone. Continue reading “Portland Pizza Week 2019 Is Almost Here”