News and Announcements
4/19/13 - 1:35 pm
Earlier this month, Multnomah County welcomed Kimberly Powe as the new director for our Office of Sustainability. In her new position, Powe will play a key role in promoting county practices that are not only environmentally and economically sound, but socially equitable.
4/11/13 - 9:42 am
The Office of Sustainability is excited to celebrate Earth Week 2013 at CROPS Farm on Sunday, April 21st! This will be the first volunteer opportunity at CROPS this season, and we could not think of a better way to help Farmer Dan sow the seeds for a great fifth year on the farm!
3/20/13 - 3:12 pm
Adrien Schless-Meier, our dedicated AmeriCorps Member serving the Office of Sustainability in both food programs and resource conservation, has been awarded a prestigious opportunity to participate in the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship at the Congressional Hunger Center.
It's AmeriCorps Week - and the Office of Sustainability is Celebrating! Adrien Schless-Meier Shares Her Experience as an AmeriCorps Volunteer
3/15/13 - 10:50 am
Yesterday, as I was telling a new acquaintance about what I do, she asked me, "Is it common for local governments to host AmeriCorps members?" Thinking about the other members of my cohort with Confluence Environmental Center, I realized that I was indeed part of a small handful of people working in the public sector.
Prospective urban farmers invited to connect with BUFA instructors, past participants at Dec. 1 open house
11/28/12 - 2:56 pm
Interested in the Beginning Urban Farming Apprenticeship (BUFA) and want to learn more? Come to the BUFA open house to meet instructors, check out one of our urban agriculture sites, and connect with 2011 and 2012 BUFA participants, as well as potential students for 2013.