Gardening Tips to Help Feed Your Family & Community

Growing a garden can be a great way to spend more time outside, learn valuable new skills, and reduce your family’s grocery budget. You can also help feed those in need simply by growing fresh produce in your backyard.

Portland Confidential: Part One of Several

Hello, there. I would like to explain what is confidential about this series. First and foremost, it is my name. I have an unusual first and last name combination, and I have had stalkers. For the purposes of this blog, I go by "Rose C." That's short for...

World Insane Is The Overloaded Brain

Freestyle verse by Sincere God Magnetic

We’re already socially distant. The pandemic is reaction to the systemic distortion of academics. 5G is radioactive pollution while the body succumbs to inner confusion designed and spread by mass media controlled execution. Mistrust is a must in a world built on ashes to ashes, dust to dust…

How to Work Remotely in Oregon

Feeling hesitant to head back to your frontline job in 2021? You’re not alone! In fact, Oregon employers in restaurant, lodging, and other customer-facing industries are facing unprecedented hiring challenges in the wake of the pandemic.

First Aid for Attempted Suicide

Suicide risk is higher than ever in the era of COVID-19. However, only about 1 in 25 suicide attempts is fatal. Thanks to Sarah Gehrke, MSN, RN for sharing lifesaving advice that can make the difference for attempted suicide or drug overdoses. TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, Self-Harm

Remote Mental Health Services

In the time of COVID-19, we need access to quality therapists, coaches, and specialists now more than ever.  PDX Local has assembled a guide of Portland area service providers for mental health and holistic/physical health offering consultations by video and phone.

These Bags Rule.

Queen Bee monarch Rebecca Pearcy is the ultimate PDX crafter success story.
But can the city still foster new businesses like hers? We asked.

Art That Sticks with You

Artist and mom Maria McConnell makes gorgeous decals inspired by the Pacific Northwest.