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A Cultivated City

You don’t have to live in the country to farm. Urban agriculture is blossoming in Portland, Oregon.  Simpson Street Farmers: Caienna Bierwirth studied at University of Oregon and is also Assistant Instructor at Tracking Earth, out-door adventures for folks of all ages.Rex Rolle studied at Whitman College and formerly worked at New Seasons Market and Kruger’s …

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Punc Power

What is a punc and what does it have to do with communal napping and healing?  David Barfield is a receptionist at Working Class Acupuncture in Portland, OR. Whitsitt Goodson is a licensed acupuncturist at Working Class Acupuncture in Portland, OR and Coordinator of Volunteers for Peoples Organization of Community Acupuncture  Food for Thought & Conversation …

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Mind Over Body

Roberta Fernandez used her brain to amaze her doctors and drastically cut her post-surgical healing time and pain medication.She is an educator, sustainability consultant, and trainer in organizational change and believes one can make meaningful change to their lives using tools like guided visualization, NLP (neurolinguistic programming), and hypnosis. Roberta is now a Master Practitioner of Hypnosis in …

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No Reservations

New Indian organizations combat stereotypes and foster leadership in innovative ways—from building a skate park to aid in suicide prevention to partnering with college sports teams named for tribes.  Darius Smith has a varied and rich career in educational & cultural affairs; Native People’s Initiative-Habitat for Humanity Int’l, Alma Curriculum & Teacher Training-Denver Public Schools, American …

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Hello, Neighbor

How 75,000 people around the globe are using social media to get to know their neighbors and pool their resources. Need a ride? Got a surplus of zucchini? Want to trade pet-sitting services? It’s all right there in your neighborhood. Rebecca Rockefeller is the co-founder of the Buy Nothing Project. Sheis a writer, farmer, citizen scientist …

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