Category Archives: Events

Woodland Food Forest Workshop

I’m excited to announce the first of a year-long series of workshops I’ll be teaching at the beautiful Atlan Center in White Salmon, WA in the Columbia River Gorge. Save the date and join in for all or part of … Continue reading

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Advanced Mapping at Atlan Center

Last month Atlan Center, an ecovillage forming in the Columbia River Gorge near White Salmon, WA, held a weekend-long advanced permaculture course in mapping. Andrew Millison of Permaculture Design International led the group in exploring large-scale site assessment and layout. … Continue reading

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Resilience Design at Kenton Farmer’s Market – This Friday

Visit Kenton Farmer’s Market this Friday, June 19 from 3 pm to 7 pm for fresh veggies, treats and family fun. Sustainable Overlook and Resilience Design will be guests at the Trillium School farm stand, with lots of potted plants … Continue reading

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Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour

This Saturday! June 6th Trillium Charter School, 5420 N. Interstate Ave. open 10-11 am Four Neighborhood Gardens open 10 am to 3 pm The Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour is this Saturday, June 6th. Start at Trillium Charter School (open from 10-11 … Continue reading

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Place Your Edible Plant Sale Order by March 31

Order by March 31 for the best selection. You can also shop from a big selection of plants and seeds at the Sustainable Overlook Spring Garden Fair on Saturday, April 18th. If you pre-ordered, pick up your plants that day … Continue reading

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Protect our Pollinators – March 25

A note from the Audubon Society of Portland: We need your help to protect Oregon’s birds and bees! At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, the Portland City Commissioners are holding a hearing to discuss a proposed ordinance to prohibit … Continue reading

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Plant Sale Updates!

As the growing season quickly gets started there have been some new plants added to the sale offerings, including these three native flowers: Tarweed (Madia spp.) is a great native pollinator plant to provide late-season nectar flow. The cheerful yellow … Continue reading

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Edible Plant Sale

Resilience Design is holding an edible plant sale this spring to benefit the education programs of Sustainable Overlook. Order forms are available now!

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Overlook Neighborhood Sustainability Summit

My neighborhood is holding its first Sustainability Summit to discuss issues of ecology, economy and equity at the local scale. We’re bringing neighbors and others together to share about current efforts and ask how we can collaborate more on sustainability and … Continue reading

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Go oaks!

My last few weeks have been focused on Oregon white oak, Quercus garryana. Did you know that much of the Willamette Valley, including Portland, and the Columbia River Gorge were once home to oak savannah and oak woodland? These incredibly … Continue reading

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